Japheth Kipkirui is the Electric Mobility Coordinator for WRI Africa. In this role, Japheth supports sustainable transport programs, focusing on projects that advance electric mobility in Kenya and the East Africa region through project coordination, research and administration.

Before joining WRI, Japheth worked as Program Lead, Electric Mobility Development for Knights Energy/Drivelectric Kenya, a company that provides renewable energy & electric mobility solutions for industrial, commercial, and residential applications. Japheth was responsible for stakeholder engagement, supporting business development, project management and operations for electric mobility activities.

Japheth holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Kenyatta University, Kenya, and a Professional Certificate in Electric Cars from the Delft University of Technology.

Japheth lives in Nairobi, Kenya. In his spare time, he enjoys watching F1, travelling and takes good photos.