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AltGen Recruitment & Consulting is pleased to announce the official opening of its Nairobi office. Situated in Blixen Court, in the suburb of Karen, the office is conveniently traffic free! A major boon when living in a city that is growing so rapidly that it seems as if all roads are constantly under construction.

AltGen Kenya offers the full suite of services, including consulting into the renewable energy environment specifically into the mini-grid space in cooperation with our major client, the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), a financial institution and the main implementing agency for France’s official development assistance to developing countries.

On the recruitment side, AltGen Kenya has also recently closed off on the staffing program with Vestas Eastern Africa on the sourcing and on-boarding of the Lake Turkhana Wind Farm O&M team, and look forward to further engagements with various teams of wind and solar PV developers and EPC’s in the East African theatre. To this end we welcome on board some new staff members, including Rita Laibuta and Caroline Sawe.

Rita Laibuta
Rita holds a BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Nairobi and an MSc (Eng) in Environmental and Energy Engineering from the University of Sheffield in the UK with specialisation in Renewable Energy Technologies, Climate Change, Wastewater Management, and Environmental Protection. She is also a recipient of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leader, under the Public Management Track at the University of Maine in the US. After a stint with Siemens in Kenya and a bit of private consulting. Rita will be heading up the supervisory consulting part of the AFD program on behalf of AltGen.
Caroline Sawe
Caroline obtained degrees in Trade and International Exchange and a Master’s Degree in International Development from Auvergne University in France, and is fluent in Swahili, English and French. After roles in market intelligence and business development in the industrial sector in Paris and Germany, Caroline engaged with project coordination for the French Wind Energy Association and a sales role in tourism. She joins AltGen to support the AltGen Kenya team in both the Recruitment and Consulting parts of our business

Born from our founders passion for people and the planet, AltGen was established in 2012 and is now considered to be the leaders in Human Resources Services in the cleantech, sustainability and renewable energy industries in the UK.

We encompass a variety of climate-friendly disciplines, from rooftop to storage, clean cooking, and carbon management. Our knowledge and expertise incorporate the green hydrogen and electric vehicle markets.

With offices in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Kenya, Mauritius, Botswana and Namibia, we are able to effectively deploy anglophone and francophone services across the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa, covering an organisations entire growth from early-stage consulting to executive search, organisational design, recruitment, to managing your entire workforce and executing on payroll.


Office No. 1, 2nd Floor, 20 on Krige
20 Krige Street, Stellenbosch

T: +27 (0)21 880 2561
E: [email protected]


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