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Athina Kyriakopoulou

Founder, Phenix Battery Recycling in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania, United Republic of

Athina Kyriakopoulou specialising in growing and scaling startups in challenging market environments, particularly energy startups in East Africa. She has over 7 years of experience in the Energy Industry working across its breadth from setting up an innovation culture program for a multinational utility, to quality control of gas turbine engines to setting up rural shops to sell solar home systems. Her plethora of experience also spans the continents with work across East African and many parts of Europe. Athina studied Aerospace Engineer (MEng) and Energy, Environmental Technologies and Economics (MSc) in London.

Phenix Battery Recycling is an East African startup that is looking to make batteries green again by finding new and innovative ways to connect used batteries with safe and clean recycling or disposal facilities. Phenix offers guidance on storage and handling, collection and disposal of batteries in Tanzania but hopes to expand shortly to the rest of East Africa.

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Dar es Salaam @ Triniti Guesthouse, Bar and Restaurant
Nov 09, 2017

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Dar es Salaam @ Watering Hole Patio
Mar 16, 2017