For the second episode in this new season, the team interviews Oghosa Erhahon to discuss hydrogen opportunities in Africa, including the African Climate Summit in September, and what to look forward to at COP28.
Oghosa is a lawyer with experience in strategy on intersectionality topics across energy, climate and low carbon systems towards sustainability. She has experience with governments, International Development and Management Consulting working with donor-funded projects and impact initiatives. These have included; U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (UKNIAF) and other donor funded institutions. Most recently, Oghosa was an Advisor for the GIZ Global Hydrogen Diplomacy Programme.
Oghosa is also co-author of the acclaimed ‘Touching Hydrogen Future’ book published by World Hydrogen Leaders in 2022. She has published several works and journals including Power in Nigeria – The Decade of Gas (2020), Natural Gas and the Energy Transition – Implications for the Nigeria Energy Industry (2022), and Lighting Africa’s Path to Sustainable Energy Transition – The Role of Green Bonds (2023).
She is develops Transforming Energy Access programmes; and has given sector-wide presentations, workshops, interviews, and a TEDx Talk on Carbon Neutrality. She is a notable contributor to social impact and Climate Change work streams, liaising with private businesses and organizations towards their Net-Zero ambitions, and Environment, Social and Governance Discourses.
Oghosa holds a Masters in Energy and Environmental Law (LL.M) from Nottingham Law School and Law Hons (LL.M) from the University of Derby.
Links to a few books and articles written by Oghosa:
Touching Hydrogen Future (2022)
TedX Talk on Carbon Neutrality
Lighting Africa’s Path to Sustainable Energy Transition: The Role of Green Bonds
Oghosa on LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/oghosa-erhahon-a6042685