Mandela Washington Fellowship
Olakunle Owoeye is an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, and sustainable energy (energy efficiency and renewable energy) evangelist with five years of hands-on experience. Olakunle is currently the national expert in energy-management systems in Nigerian industries (EnMSIN) based on ISO 50001 and is a consultant to GFA Germany on the Nigerian Energy-Support Program. Olakunle co-founded Nigeria's premier energy-management company, solving energy challenges in the country including high energy costs, inadequate power generation, poor power quality, and energy insecurity. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship and especially having developed his capacity in energy development at the University of California, Davis he will be at the forefront of alleviating energy poverty in Nigeria and supporting global efforts on the climate change agenda.