French Week-Day #1 :Renewable Energy and Sustainable City


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Learn More about Emerging Mobility Solutions in Kenya!

The French Chamber of Commerce is delighted to invite you to attend the first edition of French Week Nairobi. Join our expert speakers on day one as we discuss the future of urban and e-mobility in Kenya. We dive deep into the Emerging Mobility Solutions in Kenya.


Monday, 13th November 2023

7.30 am to 12.30 pm

In partnership with the Renewable Energy & Sustainable City Club - French Embassy.



8.00 am: Welcome address by Othmane Chaoui, Chairman French Chamber of Commerce

8.30 am: Keynote speech by H.E. Johnson Sakaja, Governor of Nairobi

9.00 am: Roundtable #1

Addressing urban public transportation planning, governance and financing


  • Linda Rotich, Deputy Director, at EGIS East Africa
  • Anthea Manasseh, Deputy Country Manager, at AFD
  • Leonard Tonui, Head Commuter Rail Unit, at KRC
  • Francis Gitau, Director General, at NaMATA

Moderator: Mathieu Ecoiffier, Regional Counsellor for Sustainable Development East Africa and the Indian Ocean, at French Embassy

10.30 am: Roundtable #2

Moving towards e-mobility, challenges & opportunities


  • Jason Gras, CEO, at Stima
  • Romain Petiteau, Head of Energy & Charging, at Roam
  • Diane Yakovlev, Investment Associate, at E3 Capital

Moderator: Martha Mbugua, Corporate and Commercial Partner, at CDH

11.45 am: Closing remarks by Regional Economic Department - French Embassy


Capacity is limited. Kindly register before Friday 10th November at 12.00 pm noon.


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