Benson Zeyi is a Programme Officer responsible for Sub-Saharan Africa at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) since December 2018. He possesses an MSc in Renewable Energy, BSc in Applied Physics and several professional certificates in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. He is a Certified Energy Manager and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional.
Previously, Benson was an energy expert at the Scientific & Industrial Research and Development Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe where implemented projects in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Some of the projects implemented include conducting the national energy efficiency audit for Zimbabwe, development of the NDC implementation framework for Zimbabwe and preparation of the national GHG inventory in the energy sector for Zimbabwe.