The Kenya National Committee aims to promote sustainable energy development in Kenya, as a part of the World Energy Council’s energy vision. As a member of the World Energy Council network, the organisation is committed to representing the Kenyan perspective within national, regional and global energy debates. The committee includes a variety of members to ensure that the diverse energy interests of Kenya are appropriately represented. Members of the committee are invited to attend high-level events, participate in energy-focused study groups, contribute to technical research and be a part of the global energy dialogue.
Prof. Da Silva ((B.Sc. (Eng), MSc. PhD.)) is a Renewable Energy specialist with 15 years' experience in research and academic leadership. He has been working with Government Ministries, Development Agencies such as GIZ, Sida, the World Bank, etc. His topics are: Rural Electrification, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development and Demand Side Management. He is the director CERESD-Centre of Excellence in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development in Strathmore which does training, research and consultancy in energy related topics. He started a MSc in Renewable Energy funded by NORAD in Makerere University which has now than 50 students from 5 different countries in Africa. He has been publishing on Energy issues over the last 10 years. He is a Certified Energy Manager with the Association of Energy Engineers – USA and is currently the Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs Strathmore University in Kenya.