Hannah Kabir is founder/CEO of Creeds Energy, an indigenous renewable energy company established in 2012 to provide clean energy solutions and services mainly for off-grid applications. She is an INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme Alumni, and has an MSc. in Renewable Energy, Enterprise & Management from Newcastle University UK. Her first degree was in Business Economics from Queen Mary University of London. Prior to setting up Creeds, Ms. Kabir worked for six years as a business analyst at Galaxy Backbone Plc, where she was instrumental in strategy and development as well as government relations.
Ms. Kabir and her team are making great strides in providing clean energy systems and solutions that contribute to SDG goal 7 – Access to Energy. Under her leadership, Creeds Energy has won 5 awards related to their work in the solar energy business. Creeds Energy has enabled access to energy for better healthcare, better education and better productivity for individuals, clinics, schools, households and businesses across the country. Through their consultancy work with private, public sector and international organizations, Creeds Energy has built a reputation as a professional renewable services company with expertise in rural electrification, mini-grid development, project management amongst other specialties.
She continues to be an avid proponent of clean energy matters in Nigeria and has contributed to the award-winning documentary on climate change “Nowhere to Run: Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis”. As a TechWomen Alumna, Ms. Kabir continues to support young girls and women to embrace STEM career paths. She currently serves as the interim treasurer for the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria.