Wayne Omonuwa   

Wayne is an energy consultant and engineer with five years’ in the power sector. He has specific experience in supporting distribution companies and developing mini grid systems with the rural electrification agency in Nigeria.

Wayne is also a skilled model developer and has led the development and training in several proprietary analytical tools designed to improve business operations and financial performance of the distribution companies and is currently in the process of setting up an energy management and control unit in Abuja electricity distribution company.

Wayne has worked on a number of international doner-funded projects. He was a power market advisor providing support to key stakeholders in the DFID-financed Nigerian power sector on power market and policy matters, notably on solar grid connection agreements and competitive soalr procurement, through the Nigerian Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF). He has supported the team on the development of a toolbox for renewable enrgy tariffs for ECOWAS which was financed by EUEI PDF. He is currently supporting a study on the off-grid tariff framework and development of a tariff-setting tool in Tanzania for World Bank Group.

Wayne holds an MSc degree in International Management from Henley Business School, UK, a BEng in Electronic Engineering from the University of Reading, UK.