James Ogingo

Nairobi, Kenya

Cofounder
James's Skills
Technical
Operations
Business Development
User Experience
Sales
Strategy
Recruiting
Public Relations
Product Management
Marketing
Legal
Fundraising
Finance
Design
Background

Age Group

<25

About James

I am Industrial Chemistry graduate with entrepreneurship passion leaned towards establishing social enterprises in renewable energy and agribusiness sectors. I am a go-getter, hardworking and flexible individual who believes in endless limits and has no regrets in his decisions. I have co-founded Chemolex Ltd based in western parts of Kenya

Quote

No Regrets - Steve Maraboli

Work Experience

Co-founder & acting Executive Director

Chemolex Ltd

September 2015 - Today

-Developing company strategies, mission and vision for execution. -Identifying and forwarding personnel roles together with other board of directors -presenting the company in meetings in executive meetings

Technical Intern

Schutter Energy Ltd

June 2016 - April 2017

• Research and development • Determination of conversion factors of various technologies of biogas anaerobic digesters through laboratory experiments • Determination of variable parameters such as manure/water concentration, temperature and retention time on biogas yields • Biogas adoption feasibility studies through physical site visits • Locating company client through call conversation who has paid for installation of a biogas digester • Upload of personal data and Geographical details of the household including GPRS coordinates through mobile based android applications • Aiding in filling in of contracts forms through mobile phone based android applications • Biogas systems installations, maintenance and repairs • Installations of Q-Energy systems, Top flame and Kentainers, Supervision of helpers to see the hole dug as per set parameters, set up of digester, feeding the system and laying pipe network for the gas • Commissioning of biogas systems • Maintenance of the system such as removal of condensed waters in the pipes and balancing of weights • Trouble shooting and repair of the biogas system for leakages, blocked digesters

Field Assistant, Kenya

Green Development

July 2016 - February 2017

• Registration of households for the green development program under the Clean development methodology (CDM) • Taking of pictures of households and entry of data such as address and personal contacts • Uploading the information into the server using mobile based phone android application • Monitoring of households on consumption of biogas • Use of calibrated biogas meters to determine consumption of biogas by household in a week at the burner • Submission of results through a filled form with details of household using mobile phone

Education

University of Nairobi

B. Sc in Industrial Chemistry

2012 - 2016

Certification

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Cambridge Development Initiative

Certificate in Understanding Renewable Energy

Young African Leaders Initiative Network

Certificate in Understanding Climate Change

Young African Leaders Initiative Network