DR. RAUL FIGUEROA - CEO BETH MOBILITY
Raúl’s experience includes leading engineering teams and spearheading construction and industrial projects in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, the United States, and Kenya. His areas of expertise include project management, high-performance team building, procurement, negotiations, decision and risk analysis, technology transfer, and engineering. He holds a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico and a PhD in Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. His academic research focuses on the reliability and safety of new buildings in developing countries, and in the implementation of systems to reduce fraud in the construction industry, particularly in East Africa. Raúl is the CEO at Questworks, a Course Director and Lecturer at Strathmore Business School, a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Certified Post Tension Inspector and a member of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA).
MR. PHILIP KAMAU - DIRECTOR
Philip Kamau is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Renewable Energy Solutions (RESOL) a Renewable Energy Engineering, Procurement and Design Firm based in Nairobi, Kenya. In 2014, RESOL delivered, what was at the time, the largest rooftop Solar PV installation a 600kWp system at Strathmore University. This project went on to win the Private Renewable Energy Award for the region’s largest roof-top solar system. The installation is to date, not only an acclaimed model project but also the only solar project in the country with a signed utility power purchase agreement. RESOL is also the firm behind what will the region’s largest single-site solar PV system at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS). Philip a YALI Cohort 11 Alumni, certified Solar PV TOT, licensed solar engineer, Project Management Expert, and youth/ couple mentor. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is currently pursuing his masters in Energy.