GIS Analyst, Energy Access Explorer
Douglas is a GIS Analyst, in the Energy Access Explorer team based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is working on advancing WRI’s integrated geospatial energy planning work in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, and the enhancement of Energy Access Explorer, an online, open, collaborative platform of actionable data to facilitate access to energy in unserved and underserved areas.
Before joining WRI, Douglas worked as a Platform Configuration Engineer at Esri Eastern Africa where he provided support to clients through configuring and deploying GIS solutions, end-user training and technical support. Prior to that he worked for Powerhive East Africa, a solar energy technology venture, as a GIS Data Acquisition Agent where he identified and mapped out potential areas for solar micro-grid construction and design of the distribution and service network for solar energy to the households.
Douglas has a BSc in Geospatial Engineering from the University of Nairobi.
He lives in Nairobi, Kenya and enjoys hiking, playing soccer and listening to music.
Energy Access ExplorerLaunch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
A mapping platform that provides data and tools to advance affordable, reliable and modern energy for all people.Part of Energy
Energy AccessLaunch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
Working to extend affordable, reliable and clean energy to all people.Part of Energy
Institutional and Economic Transformation in AfricaVisit Project
WRI Africa works with governments, leaders and other stakeholders to strengthen the institutional capacity needed to achieve vital landscapes and thriving resilient cities in Africa.Part of Economics