Jon Z.

Experience

Chief Executive Officer
Lake Turkana Wind Power
Kenya
November-2019 - Present

The Lake Turkana Wind Power of Marsabit County, Kenya is the largest wind farm in Western Africa with an installed capacity of 310MW using 365 V52 wind turbines, connected to the Kenyan national grid through an associated Transmission Line providing 17% of the country’s installed capacity providing reliable, low-cost energy to Kenya under a 20-year PPA. The wind farm is a single largest investment of over 625 million Euros in renewable energy, with shareholders from the UK, Africa and thirteen lenders from EU. Current responsibilities include building the new organization to transit construction into the operational mode and instilling the new culture of performance excellence and business orientation, through capacity building, leadership and implementing the Company’s core values

Education

PhD in Management
The University of Auckland
New Zealand
December-2016 - Present

PhD in Management. Research topic - "Unlearning in the context of organizational change"

Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change
HEC Pari | Saïd Business School
France
September-2010 - May-2013

This international programme has equipped me with the skills and know-how to deal effectively and creatively with the human dimensions of change in organisations, and the challenges they post.

Consulting and Coaching for Change is run jointly with HEC Paris & Saïd Business School and it draws on the combined strengths of two of the world's leading business schools.