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Patience Bukirwa

Associate
  • Africa Energy Program

Patience is part of the Africa Energy Program (SEED) which works with governments, utilities, development partners, and the private sector in sub-Saharan Africa to drive affordable, efficient, and resilient energy systems for energy access and economic development.

Her work currently revolves around productive use of electricity as a means for improved sustainability of rural electrification systems.

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining RMI, Patience worked in management consulting with focus on strategy development and project management for both public and private sector clients across industries including energy and utilities, financial services, consumer business and development agencies. She has also worked as a researcher in biomass gasification as well as electric vehicle systems design.

EDUCATION

BSc Mechanical Engineering Makerere University

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK (ACCA)

MSc Sustainable Energy Futures Imperial College London

LOCATION

Kampala, Uganda

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