Caroline Ongeri - Director
An experienced Manager with a civil engineering background. A key strength is leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver business objectives. Currently working as the facility manager at Rabai Power and responsible for setting up the operations of the Rabai Power Plant.
Experienced in turning around businesses particularly the Kenya Shell B2B business, where through portfolio alignment and stringent trade debt management, improved the profitability of the business during a period of rising fuel prices.
At the Shell Foundation developed the scaling-up and spinning off strategy of a programme addressing indoor air pollution. Raised global awareness of the health impact of indoor air pollution from cooking with wood as well as the benefits of adopting a commercial based approach in tackling indoor air pollution. Supported the development of stove emissions standards and epidemiological studies to demonstrate exposure/health impact linkage. Indoor air pollution is now globally recognized as a leading cause of death by several countries.
Marketing strategy and implementation experience from various launches including launching the first differentiated diesel – Diesel Extra in Kenya, Senegal, Uganda and South Africa. Other product launches include Rimula Lubricants, Pampers baby diaper and Ariel detergent in Kenya.
Seven years’ experience as a consulting Civil Engineer working mainly on the design and project management of building structures.