Welcome Helen Robinson: Our New Regional Manager for Africa

We are thrilled to announce that, effective November 1, 2023, Helen Robinson has joined the International Geothermal Association (IGA) as our Regional Manager for Africa. This is not just an addition to our team; it’s a pivotal milestone in our commitment to fostering geothermal energy in Africa.

Helen is a seasoned Hydrogeologist with extensive experience, particularly in the African region. Her profound understanding of geological systems and sustainable development enhances her capability to propel our geothermal initiatives forward. Helen’s background in both the technical and managerial aspects of geothermal energy makes her an invaluable asset to the IGA and the broader geothermal community.

Helen will primarily focus on organizing and overseeing our upcoming events in Kenya and Tanzania in 2024 and beyond, alongside our regional partners. She will also be responsible for designing and enabling training activities aimed at enhancing the skills of professionals in the geothermal sector. Furthermore, Helen will actively seek out funding opportunities to facilitate the growth of geothermal projects and research across Africa, aligning us even more closely with our mission of a sustainable energy future for all.

Helen’s appointment underscores our deep commitment to advancing a sustainable, equitable, and renewable energy landscape in Africa. We are enthusiastic about the myriad of opportunities her role presents and are confident that under her expert guidance, geothermal energy in Africa will reach new pinnacles.

To connect with Helen for partnerships, queries, or to simply extend a warm welcome, you can reach her at helen@geothermal-energy.org.

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