PETER BENHUR NYEKO

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Peter co-Founded Mandulis (www.mandulisenergy.com), a cleantech startup focused on developing and deploying new technologies and approaches, to deliver energy that is affordable, reliable, sustainable, and capable of driving economic development in rural Africa. Mandulis is backed by the Laudato Si’ Challenge, UNCDF, AfDB and KfW among others. Mandulis leads the development of "Earth Energy", Africa's largest grid-tied biomass gasification power plant; as well as the off-grid "REPARLE" Project, using renewable energy to power agriculture and enhance the livelihoods of thousands of rural smallholder farmers in Uganda.

Peter has founded other businesses in Uganda, and has previously worked in renewable energy finance. He has an MEng in Aerospace Engineering from Bristol University.