Joel Nana

Project Manager, Sustainable Energy Africa

Joel Nana is a Fellow at the Energy for Growth Hub and a PhD candidate with the Energy Systems Research Group at the University of Cape Town. He is also the Project Manager at Sustainable Energy Africa.

Joel’s research focuses on urban energy profiling, scenario modelling, electric mobility and energy poverty in the cities of the global South. Over the last five years, he has worked closely with over a dozen African municipal governments, spearheading innovative approaches in developing inclusive city-wide energy and climate strategies.

Joel holds a Bachelor of Engineering, in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Buea (Cameroon) and a Master’s in Applied Physics from the University of Fort Hare (South Africa).