Andrew Kamau

Managing Director, Center on Global Energy Policy
WABF Panelist - Andrew Kamau
Andrew Kamau is a distinguished energy leader with over 30 years of experience in petroleum, mining, and energy sectors. As Principal Secretary for Petroleum and Mining in Kenya's Ministry of Petroleum and Mining, he has spearheaded transformative initiatives. Notably, Andrew drove the adoption of clean cooking fuel, reducing reliance on traditional sources. He championed eco-friendly transportation methods, revitalizing infrastructure like the Nairobi-Nanyuki rail line. His commitment to transparency led to innovative solutions in the mining sector, enhancing responsible resource utilization. Andrew's adept negotiation skills facilitated complex energy transactions, benefiting both governments and private partners. He is a respected thought leader in energy transition discussions, advocating for sustainable economic growth. Beyond his professional achievements, Andrew's philanthropic endeavors include chairing the Komati Foundation, nurturing leadership among youth.

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Energizing Africa's Future: Pathways to a Just Energy Transition

Breakout session 2
Grand panel
11:10 am
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Explore the pathways to a sustainable and equitable energy future for Africa