Founding Chairman of the Steering Committee
AREA (African Renewable Energy Association)
Anthony Ighodaro is founding chairman of the steering committee of the African Renewable Energy Association (AREA), a platform for policy makers, representatives from business and civil society to exchange information and consult about policies, technologies and financial mechanisms for the deployment of renewable energies in Africa. AREA comprises over 250 members from 47 countries. He is also a board member of the Alliance for Rural Electrification. As an entrepreneur, he is founder and manager of KXN Nigeria, a systems integrator; distributing, assembling, installing and maintaining equipment from some of the world’s largest solar product manufacturers.