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James Ngomeli

James Ngomeli

Brands and Beyond Ltd
Category: Economic Empowerment
James Ngomeli  is the Chief Energizing Officer  and Founder of Brands and Beyond Ltd  a Sustainable energy communication firm with over 25 years’ experience in integrating Branding, Sustainable Energy Solutions and Behaviors Change aspect in entrenching Climate Smart  businesses. As a Gender Mainstreaming leader he is the convener of the largest network women and supporting Stakeholders in the  Energy Sector. Leading the Africa Queen of Energy Awards Programme that recognizing, rewards and inspires women through competitive award programme  across Africa. So far we have  had 66 winners, over 400 speakers , above 2000 delegates and over 5,000 member network across Africa. Inbuilt in the programme is the  FGM to STEM  programme that deploys STEM principles to inspire women and girls in the Marginalized areas where FGM stands as symbol of suppression . He was also instrumental in developing, participating in Stakeholder discussion and adopting the first Gender policy report for Africa in Kenya. He has worked closely with all Government agencies and officials across the region  including UNFPA, AMREF, Google and Facebook in the empowering women in energy sector. Most notable is the celebration of the First in international day for rural woman supported and sponsored by Google in 2019 and the Facebook empowerment training for our members .James was also founding trustee of the 30% club an International Organization that helps organizations in the Stock exchange achieve the minimum 30% board representation in Kenya as the chair of Chartered Institute of Marketing. He is an Author of the Children’s Book “Stima Series” and Publisher of an Energy Journal ‘Watts up magazine and he is involved in several speaking engagements on creating value proposition in the Energy  and water sector through branding and communication.