Janet Akayenzi

Chief Sustainability Officer

Janet Akayenzi is the Chief Sustainability Officer for MyHydro.  Previously she was the Energy and Climate Change Expert for Africa Energy Services Group, an independent organization focused on renewable and clean energy for African countries. There, she also served as their Environmental Consultant. She was also an analyst at Dalberg Advisors where her focus was on research, analysis, and presentation. Janet was the Expansion Consultant for the Agro-Dealers program at One Acre Fund, an NGO aimed at bringing smallholder farmers out of hunger and poverty. Her passion lies in inclusive and sustainable growth, and in women and youth empowerment. Her professional experience is in Environmental Management and Consultancy in various fields such as Environment, Climate Change, Food Security, Agriculture, Energy, and Water.  Janet holds a MSc degree in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford as an Allan & Nesta Ferguson African Graduate Scholar. She also holds a BA degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Environmental Health, from Spelman College as a Rwanda Presidential Scholar.