Desta Bayisa

Project Manager, East Africa, Azuri Technologies Ltd

I am an international development professional with over 8 years of experience in the digital finance and off grid pay go solar industry.
I spearheaded the design and execution of largest electronic cash transfer projects in Ethiopia and relocated to Nairobi in 2017 to manage Azuri’s key pay go distribution initiatives in East Africa.
Led special projects, helped strategic process developments and coordinated key distribution operations in East Africa including Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and recently relocated to Lusaka to manage Azuri operations in Zambia.
Working in development infrastructures both in digital finance and solar energy environments, I Possess a broad understanding of the disadvantaged East African community, and I dedicated my expertise to improve the lives of millions of beneficiaries.
I am an optimistic young professional, currently supporting uptake of pay go solar energy across off-grid Sub-Saharan Africa. I aim to continue working for international development projects to positively impact lives, and become a development Analyst in the near future.