SandRose has a dedicated, experienced, highly-skilled team. Our consultants bring a range of competencies and extensive experiences having worked on a number of public and private-sector projects, as developers or consultants, on behalf of clients who span from project developers, national utilities, multilateral donors/lenders to governments, private investors, and consulting and engineering companies.
With a breadth of in-house expertise, local knowledge and international best practices, our staff are committed to develop innovative approaches and effective solutions that best address the specific needs of our clients and their projects.
Information Management System (data) Manager
Ann is an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment specialist with expertise in database / Information Management Systems (IMS) and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). She possesses a Bachelor in Environmental Studies. Registered as Associate Expert with the National Environment Management Authority, she possesses several ESIA experiences.
Prior to joining SandRose Limited, Ann collaborated with the Environment Institute of Kenya, East African Wildlife Society, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources and the Kenya Climate Change Working Group.
Ann is responsible for SandRose’s IMS and GIS services.
Baptiste is a Renewable Energy expert and Project Finance specialist with fifteen years’ experience in this field in Africa. His past collaborations include project developers, national utilities, multilateral donors/lenders, governments and private investors, consulting and engineering companies. Before founding SandRose, Baptiste worked for the Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy as Wind and Site Engineer. He then joined Aldwych International as Project Manager in charge of the management of the technical development for 410 MW wind farm projects in East Africa, notably the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya and the 100 MW wind farm project in Tanzania. He has project experience in Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Bosnia, Turkey, Iran, Brazil, Senegal, Nigeria, Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya. Baptiste possesses a MSc in Wind Energy Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and another MSc in Chemical and Environmental Engineering from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in France. Baptiste is a result-driven professional who possesses broad knowledge of the development process for large scale renewable energy projects. His focus is to identify, manage and pro-actively address risks to assure a consistent approach and shortest timeline to financial close and he is keen to share his experience with clients and partners. Beyond leading the business, Baptiste is responsible for SandRose’s project management support services.
Project Officer (Tanzania)
Faraja is a skilled project officer who possesses a Bachelor of Science with Education in Chemistry and biology from the University of Dodoma in Tanzania. Based in Dar es Salaam, she has been supporting various SandRose’s assignments in Tanzania and business development in East Africa. This has included meteorological mast maintenance, national and local stakeholder engagement, site visits, tender watch and application.
Project Manager - Biodiversity Specialist
Jacinta is a dedicated project manager with solid practical and academic skills. Passionate in conservation works, she possesses a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Natural Science in Zoology at Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
Prior to joining SandRose Limited, Jacinta collaborated with the Ornithology Section, Zoology Department, National Museums of Kenya and the National Environment Management Authority.
Jacinta is responsible for SandRose’s biodiversity consultancy services
Project Manager – Dust and Air Quality
Magdalene is a highly motivated and detail-oriented earth scientist professional. She holds a Master of Science in Applied Geophysics and a Bachelor of Science in Geology both from the University of Nairobi.
Prior to joining SandRose Limited, Magdalene has worked as a geology and geophysical consultant in projects related to groundwater, mining, seismic studies and as a geologist in a steel manufacturing company. She has also worked as a communications and education coordinator for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Youth Group.
At SandRose, Magdalene is responsible for SandRose’s services for dust survey and air quality assessment and monitoring, with a specific focus on the mining sector.
Admin and Business Development Officer
Mercy is a devoted Admin and Business Development Officer who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya. She manages the team’s daily operations and their wellbeing, coordinates financial activities of the company and supports recruitment of personnel as well as initiate payroll process and payments. She also leads business development activities and keep abreast with all organizational changes.
Project Manager – Sustainable Cities, Industrial Parks and Climate Change
Njenga is a spatial planning and real estate development practitioner with a passion for African cities and supporting them to reduce carbon emissions through efficient energy use in the built environment, as well as, helping urban areas build resilience against the effects of a rapidly changing climate. He possesses an M.Sc. in City Planning and Real Estate Development from the University of Glasgow and a B.Sc. in International Business Administration from USIU-Africa.
Prior to joining SandRose, Njenga was involved in supporting Kenya Forest Service to develop a park management and resilience strategy for the Nairobi Arboretum and the formation of the Nairobi Arboretum Conservancy Community Forest Association. He also worked in real estate sales and marketing with RE/MAX Kenya.
Njenga is responsible for SandRose’s services to assist cities and urban areas develop strategies and implement plans to build climate change resilience as well as the emergence of sustainable industrial parks.
ESIA and RAP Specialist (Tanzania)
Rosemary is an Environmental and Social Development specialist with over 10 years of experience in environmental and social impact assessment, preparation of environmental and social management frameworks and resettlement policy frameworks, planning and implementation of resettlement action plans and community participation. She has worked as ESIA consultant in projects related to water, energy, roads, oil and gas, mining, and processing industries. She has assisted clients and organizations in identification and management of environmental and social risks for various large-scale projects which include World Bank Funded Projects. Rosemary is registered as a Professional Environmental and Social Expert with National Environmental Management Council (NEMC) of Tanzania and a member of the Tanzania Environment Experts Association.
Team Leader for Environmental and Social Studies and Land Access
Stuart is an International Resettlement and Social Specialist and has worked on international projects for 23 years. His international experience, which spans 40 different countries, has provided him with a range of skills associated with land acquisition and resettlement planning, stakeholder engagement, social impact assessment, social due diligence, and Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).
Stuart has worked as a land specialist for a variety of financing institutions including EBRD, GuarantCo, the French Development Agency, Standard Chartered and the Asian Development Bank. He is currently preparing a Supplemental Resettlement Action Plan for upgrading and asphalting of the Satama Sokoura – Sandégué Road, Côte d’Ivoire, and coordinating the preparation of an ESIA and RAP for a new road in Gabon.
Stuart has worked in the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Congo-Brazzaville, Egypt, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Finland, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq (including Kurdistan), Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Yemen.
Stuart is a hydrogeologist by background and possesses an MSc in Hydrogeology and Groundwater Chemistry, BSc in Geology with Physical Geography, later growing his social assessment competencies through studies in International Development. At SandRose, Stuart has led a number of ESIA assignments in Kenya and Tanzania including several utility-scale wind farm and solar PV projects.
Stuart is responsible for SandRose’s environmental and social impact assessment, resettlement and livelihood restoration assignments and land access services.
Project Manager - Social Specialist
Teddy is an experienced project manager with specialised expertise in stakeholder engagement. Before joining SandRose Limited he worked with the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Project in Kenya, and its 436 km Loiyangalani –Suswa 400 kV Transmission Line, where he was involved in resettlement action plans and their implementation. He has had experience in RAP development and implementation, stakeholder engagement and grievance management.
Teddy is responsible for SandRose’s stakeholder engagement services