Fredrick Barasa is the Energy Officer, based in Kampala, Uganda where he is leading GGGI’s efforts in supporting the Government of Uganda to mainstream green growth in the energy sector through policy and strategic advice. Fredrick is responsible for ensuring that managing the portfolio projects for GGGI, specifically aimed at scaling up access to renewable energy for the poor. He is also responsible for the successful delivery of the Energy outcomes as outlined in the Uganda Country Planning Framework.
Fredrick joined GGGI in 2017 from Adam Smith International, where he was the Country Project Manager responsible for the strategic development, planning and delivery of the energy sector assignments in Kenya and Tanzania. Prior to that, Fredrick worked in Uganda as an Energy Sector Advisor and Deputy Project Manager at KfW. He was responsible for the formulation and management of a diverse range of energy projects in Uganda, working closely with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Rural Electrification Agency and Electricity Regulatory Authority in planning and delivery of projects.
Fredrick holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Political Science from Jacobs University in Bremen, Germanyand a Masters degree in International Economics from the Berlin School of Economics and Law