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SuperReturn Africa
5 - 7 December 2022
The Westin Cape TownCape Town

Wairimu Karanja
Partner & Chief Legal Officer at Persistent


Ms. Wairimu Karanja is a Partner and Chief Legal Officer at Persistent Energy Capital LLC and based in Nairobi. She is an international lawyer qualified in Kenya, with 12 years of legal experience. Wairimu has advised private sector and development organisations on various projects in Africa relating to renewable energy and climate change policy; power project development and financing; private equity; mergers & acquisitions; international arbitration; immigration and employment; intellectual property; and technology. She is recognized in Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2021 rankings as a Future Leader in Arbitration. Wairimu was previously the founder of W&Co and also worked with leading Kenyan and international law firms and institutions. She has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, and a Master of Laws (LLM) Degree in Energy Law and Policy (Distinction) from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP).

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Agenda Sessions

  • The VCs are smart: harnessing clean technology


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