Nana Asamoah-Manu has led the joint IFC/ World Bank Lighting Africa program in Kenya since August 2009. Prior to joining IFC, Nana, an Engineer and Marketer by training, worked for over a decade in various sales and market penetration roles starting in Mobil Oil Ghana Ltd and ended his private sector experience as the Sales Manager for Toyota Ghana Co. Ltd in Accra.
Currently, Nana’s work with the Lighting Africa Kenya program is focusing on deepening the supply chain for quality off-grid solar products. This effort seeks to address many of the challenges linked with off-grid electrification in Kenya and beyond.
Nana loves football and plays the bass guitar for his church choir. He is married to Catherine and they have two children, Ayeyi and Amani.