Renewvia Energy’s Pam Onyanyo Speaks at AIX: Nairobi

Pam Onyanyo, Director and Head of Kenya operations for Renewvia Energy, is a featured speaker at the Africa Investment Exchange’s (AIX) Power & Renewables Executive Briefing, held in Nairobi, Oct. 3-4.

Onyanyo is an accomplished executive and successful entrepreneur with more than 20 years of leadership and international business experience. She is responsible for the overall management and operations of Renewvia in Sub Saharan Africa, and is constantly identifying and forging new business alliance partners to position Renewvia to be one of the best solar development firms in the region.

Prior to Renewvia, Onyanyo founded an international investment firm, Cedar Investment Group, focused on structuring FDI for developing nations. Through her firm she successfully closed over $1 billion in project finance for businesses in Sub Saharan Africa, working with likes of the US Exim Bank, OPIC, JP Morgan and Credit Suisse Bank.

Onyanyo has held numerous executive positions at global companies such as IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers and was featured in BusinessWeek 2007 as a female entrepreneur to watch in North America.


AIX: Nairobi builds on four years of AIX: Power and Renewables meetings, which invite project developers, suppliers of off-grid services, policy-makers, established and non-traditional investment sources and other stakeholders to discuss the issues and challenges facing investors in clean energy projects in Africa. (

AIX: Nairobi is sponsored by the African Trade Insurance Agency and InfraCo Africa, supported by GreenMax Capital Advisors and the UK Department for International Trade and co-produced by African Energy. Held under the Chatham House Rule and structured through a series of panel-led sessions, the meeting is limited to 90 senior executives and offers a rare opportunity for an in-depth discussion on the issues and challenges facing clean energy projects in East and Southern Africa.

Participants benefit from exclusive analysis based on African Energy Live Data – our unique platform that combines a range of analytics tools with project level detail of more than 5,000 power plants across the continent that are operating, planned or under construction.