Nachiket W. Potnis (MBA)
Potnis has worked since 1987 in various senior level management positions. In 1993 he moved to Tanzania and in 2006 he co-founded ARTI-TZ after undergoing extensive training with ARTI technologies in India. Potnis has since been the driving force behind the organization and the development of ARTI Energy.
Tessier has worked in Tanzania since 2003 in the field of Poverty and Resource Management after completing an MA in Development Studies from the University of Dar es Salaam. Tessier co-founded ARTI-TZ in 2006 and has contributed significantly to the creation of ARTI Energy.
Lulu joined ARTI Energy in March 2011 and provides essential administrative support and customer service at the ARTI office. Lulu is a graduate of the Tanzania Public Service College and has experience in sales and marketing, including the promotion of energy efficient cook stoves.
Godfrey joined ARTI Energy December 2011 after completing a BA in Accounting and Finance at the Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies (MUCCoBS).
Project Officer – wPower
Glory is a qualified teacher and a graduate from the Dar es Salaam School of Journalism and is responsible for the Program in Support of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPower) in partnership with CARE International.
Brenda joined the ARTI team in 2012 after graduating as a solar technician from the Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) and completed a three month internship with ARTI Energy. Brenda is working with the Program in Support of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPower) training women on solar installation, trouble shooting and repair.
Manon joined ARTI in February 2013 and is responsible for the sustainable charcoal program. She has a Master of Engineering in Agriculture Sciences from AgroParistech, France. She has worked in Tanzania since 2010 in project development and implementation in the sectors of agriculture, fishing and renewable energy.
Yasin Thabiti Magugu
Yasin was trained by ARTI on charcoal briquette production in 2011. As a very active member in his community and a compentent briquette producer, Yasin officially joined ARTI in 2013 as a trainer for the sustainable charcoal program.
ARTI has an experienced team of trained technicians, lead by Kennedy Mremi, provide support and training across a range of areas from solar lights to biogas systems and charcoal kilns.
Mremi joined ARTI Energy in 2007 is the primary fabricator of Compact Biogas Systems and Charcoal Kilns. Mremi has conducted training for numerous stakeholders, including partner organizations, donors, new entrepreneurs and rural communities across Tanzania and East Africa. The number of individuals who can attribute their technical knowledge of renewable energy to Mremi number in the thousands.
Field Officer – Solar
Esther joined the ARTI Energy team in October 2011 and is tasked with expanding our dealer network and providing sales and promotional support to existing dealers.
ARTI Energy encourages individuals and groups to volunteer and to get involved in shaping their environment. In the past we have hosted volunteers from Tanzania, Canada, the United States, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. For more information about volunteering please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.