Founded in 2017, Leadwood Energy is an award winning specialist energy advisory company focusing on renewable energy and the oil and gas sectors in Africa. From our headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, we deliver practical solutions and are uniquely positioned to facilitate a clear path to success for Africa’s growing energy sector. Our work focuses on promoting access to energy and advising our Clients and Communities on how to develop sustainable infrastructure that will improve livelihoods and respond adequately to emerging environmental risks including climate change adaptation.
With our network of associates, we can tap into the necessary skills and expertise to ensure the provision of tailor-made solutions that are unique to our clients and stakeholders. We bring together local talent that drives results for East Africa’s energy sector and also across the African continent.
We maintain a vast knowledge of the energy sector, from conventional power sources to modern renewable and sustainable systems. Our experience comes from working with internationally renowned firms, including Goldman Sachs, J.P Morgan, Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital, Deloitte Consulting, East African Development Bank, PTA Bank, and GIBB Africa.
Meet The Directors
Our leadership team is highly experienced in the Power and Energy sectors, with expertise in energy investments, financing, technical consulting services and plant construction.
Nandu Hirani is an Engineer with more than 25 years of experience in managing infrastructure development in Africa, with particular experience in project development, project management and contract administration. Nandu, in his various capacities for the different organisations he has worked and consulted for, has been responsible for managing technical and contractual matters related to project development and project execution. He has been responsible for negotiating potential private equity funds to provide finance for East and Southern Africa projects, negotiating PPAs and other agreements with the relevant government authorities. He has also been responsible for drafting and negotiating EPC contracts for projects and the management of the sites during the implementation stage. Nandu is an expert on PPP infrastructure projects and delivers guest lectures to Masters students at Strathmore Business School.
We work with Governments, Energy Start-Ups, Power Developers and Oil & Gas Companies