Team

We are a group of entrepreneurs, artists, educators, scientists, designers, innovators and technicians. We combine nature, education, technology and art to create the conditions for life to flourish.

We believe that diversity in a society is the chief engine for development. With the high number of talented people, natural resources and expertise, it is very fundamental to tap into the diverse resources to be able to recover the lost quality of land and water, create a vibrant and diverse economy within locality through research and modernization of traditional methods of production.

Odak Onyango

Co-founder

Odak graduated from the Arts School in Utrecht, The Netherlands with BA Honors in Intercultural Theatre & Education. Odak believes that Creativity is the springboard to great innovations and solving problems affecting human kind. He has done many project in his home country to improve the livelihoods of communities.

odak@wable.org
(+31)-(0)6 84 34 56 97

Saskia Ottenhoff

Co-founder

Saskia holds a bachelor degree from the Amsterdam School of Arts. She received a scholarship from Prins Bernhard Culture Fund and the Performing Arts Fund NL to further her study and research in Kenya. She is a social and creative entrepreneur and has profound experience in the initiation, design, implementation and guiding process of (non-)formal educational programmes, youth exchange programmes, community (arts) projects and event organization. Community building and youth empowerment are central in her work.

saskia@wable.org
(+31)-(0)6 37 27 66 09

Roy Straver

Co-founder

Roy holds a bachelor in Engineering and a masters in strategic leadership towards sustainability. He’s currently working as Strategist & Impact producer for the Climate Cleanup Foundation and Drawdown Europe; working with start-ups, artists, researchers, students and multinationals. He brings his skills in holistic thinking, engineering, new business models and broad network in sustainable development.

roy@wable.org
(+31)-(0)6 20 68 03 71

Johan Ottenhoff

Co-founder

Johan is a graduated Mechanical Engineer and has experience for over 35 years in offshore winch systems in a very width range of users in that industry. He was technical manager and later technical director.
Currently supporting Wable by writing manuals(drawings) and maintenance books to keep the water systems at a required level of maintenance, Johan is also responsible for the financial side of the project and its administration.

johan@wable.org
(+31)-(0)6 51 74 66 83

Vallery Adhiambo

Operations and community building

Holds a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies, Resource Conservation from the Kenyatta University. Her areas of expertise are: Environmental Impact Assessment/Environmental Auditing, Project Management, Environmental Education/Awareness, Community Participation in Natural Resource Management and Climate Change and sustainable development. Her career objective is to constantly learn and upgrade her Environmental skills to enable
her to add value to organizations and satisfy the needs of clients as rise through the ranks to
management levels while exercising her abilities to the fullest extent and supporting both
individuals and corporate growth.

Vallery@wable.org

Madhusudhan Srinivasa

IT

Madhu brings 10+ years of experience as a full stack IT engineer and designer. The past years he has submerged himself into projects and assignments with a focus on improving human livelihoods and combating climate change. Madhu contributes his skills in IT engineering and strengthens this with a fierce intrinsic motivation for humane tech.

Madhu@wable.org

Mark Oyoo

Technician & trainer

Mark is trained in Plumbing, Piping, Sewage connections and has diploma in Water Engineering from Nairobi Water Sewers. He is the technician in charge of installation, maintenance and repairs and gives technical training to local vendors, students, teachers and community members.

Oscar Mbaka

Electrician

Oscar is a graduate from Electrical engineering School of Mawego. In Wable he is does the electrical side of the installation and maintenance. (in the picture left)

Clinton Mboya

Mason

Clinton graduated from the Oyugis Training Centre in building and construction. In Wable he assists with instalation and is in charge of the masonry. (In the picture right)

Think Tank

The Wable Think Tank is formed by a group of students from the Mount Kenya University in the School of Engineering, Energy and The Built Environment. The group thinks along the main team into solving topics such as technology, economy and social policy.

The Think Tank offers win-win situation. Saskia (co-founder Wable): “They provide a fresh perspective and bring new knowledge with them that they are learning at the university.” Ian Duncan (Think Tank coordinator): “It is fun to be able to have a look inside a company while still in the university. The contacts we make can be very useful now and in the future.”

Waren Ambala (left), Ian Duncan (right)

2 members of the Think Tank