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FOUNDERS

Ian Oluoch

Ian Oluoch

Co-Founder & CEO

Having worked for over 3 years at Greenchar, Ian brings a wealth of experience in Finance and Business Development. While in his role as Director of Business Development, Ian developed new market approaches to ensure profitability and social impact. Ian has extensive knowledge in the clean energy sector and is an alumnus of Watson University, the first incubator leading to a degree for the world’s most promising social entrepreneurs. Ian sits on the Board of 2 other social enterprises.

Tom Osborn

Tom Osborn

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Tom is an inspirational young leader with the unique ability of bringing people together. He founded GreenChar when he was only 18 years old. Tom has gained international acclaim for his work at GreenChar, he is a Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur, the youngest Echoing Green Fellow, Anzisha Prize winner and many others. When not at GreenChar, Tom enjoys writing, singing and supporting his favorite football club Arsenal. Tom studies Economics at Harvard University.

Brian Kirotich

Brian Kirotich

Executive Director

Brian is a science and technology enthusiast and believes we can all leverage on technology, research and ICT to positively impact and change the world. Driven by his passion to create a better Kenya, Brian built eMasomo, a web based collaborative learning platform to help students access learning materials across Kenya. He is an Bata Legacy Awardee, Innovate Kenya Fellow and Anzisha Prize semi-finalist.

LEADERSHIP

George Okumu

George Okumu

Production and Community Manager
Alaisha Sharma

Alaisha Sharma

Director, Fundraising and Outreach
Forbes Danckwerts

Forbes Danckwerts

Director, Business Development