Client: M-KOPA Solar
Sector: Renewable Energy
Requirement: Head of Business Intelligence
The Client M-KOPA Solar is the global leader of “Pay-As-You-Go” energy for off-grid customers. Since its commercial launch in October 2012, M-KOPA has connected over 400,000 homes (and counting) within East Africa to affordable solar power. The company has won numerous global awards and recognitions for its innovation and impact, and is one of the fastest growing social impact organizations within the region.
The Challenge To support its rapid expansion and business growth, M-KOPA were seeking to bring on board an analytical and strategic Head of Business Intelligence, to help lead data analytics and inform business decisions.
The Results As M-KOPA roll out their innovative model and operate in a new space, they require talent as bold, adaptive, and forward-thinking as the business itself. Assessing talent for potential, not just for past experience, KCH were able to work with M-KOPA to identify and interest a smart, highly analytical Kenyan returning home to join an exciting and fast-growing company. Martin brought with him international experience with a local understanding, as well as a strong background in IT and banking analytics. M-KOPA trusted our ability to evaluate his transferrable skills that were applicable to the role.