Jacob Etunganan is the lead energy auditor for the New Kakinga Millers Enterprise Limited and is a member of the Energy Efficiency Network for Uganda and the Energy Efficiency Association of Uganda. He is a Certified Energy Auditor, CEA #90577, accredited by as an international member with the Association of Energy Engineers, USA.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural engineering from Makerere University, Uganda and a Master of Science degree in sustainable energy engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden together with other continuous professional development courses in energy, processing, environment and leadership. He has an endless passion, curiosity and commitment for sustainable energy management, renewable energy development and efficient energy management in households, businesses and industry. He has conducted a number of energy audits in the tea industry and buildings and also facilitated a number of energy efficiency trainings for industries through the Uganda Manufacturers Association in Uganda. His experience, expertise and research interests have been in sustainable energy development and use, sustainable waste management in households and industry, cleaner production in industry, material flow analysis, engineering design and optimization, technology-based entrepreneurship and development of business models for renewable energy technology and energy efficiency uptake. He strongly believes in efficient energy management in industry as one of the most feasible options for improved productivity and profitability.