Kenny O. Anuwe
Managing Director / CEO
Kenny Anuwe is the Managing Director/CEO of the FGN Power Company, appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari with the responsibility of leading and implementing the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) in collaboration with Siemens AG and Siemens Energy.
Prior to joining the PPI, Kenny served as Deputy and Head, Project Management Unit, Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP-AFDB) under the Rural Electrification Agency. NEP-AFDB is a $550M facility funded by the African Development Bank and World Bank to accelerate off-grid electrification across Nigeria with the goal to deploy over 250 Solar Mini Grids, successfully implement the Energizing Education Programme (EEP) in Federal Universities and Teaching Hospitals, and deploy over 24,500 productive use appliances in unserved and underserved communities across Nigeria. Kenny is a power sector consultant and industry expert who has led several projects in the sector. He served as the Project Lead of the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PRSP), where he specialized in project implementation and team monitoring. Kenny also led the DFID engagement work on tariff reviews and market development for over 5 years at NERC. Prior to working in Nigeria, Kenny spent 5 years at IBM as a programme manager on a major infrastructure change project. He also worked with Lloyds Banking Group in the business transformation for global payments. Kenny holds a BSc. in Economics from Ambrose Ali University (AAU), Edo State, Nigeria and an MBA from the University of Wales, Cardiff.