Patrick Muriuki

Business Development & Partnerships Leader for East and Southern Africa, Greenlight Planet

Oct 21 2021

“When I was joining Greenlight Planet I knew we would be creating impact, but once you see it on ground, that’s when you realise how big this impact is”

Patrick Muriuki is a business development & partnerships leader at Greenlight Planet.  Founded in 2008, the company designs, distributes, and finances solar home energy for under-served populations – and currently aids 1.2 billion global consumers who lack reliable access to the electrical grid. As a global enterprise, they have 11 offices in countries throughout Africa and India, and have grown to a team of over 1,200 employees. In this conversation, he discusses why the ability to have an impact on people’s lives drew him to Greenlight Planet’s mission; delves into the many products they provide – working to help consumers save on fossil-fuel-based energy costs; and shares his opinion on the positive impact they have on consumer’s health, education and income.

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