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James Ogunleye

James Ogunleye manages the Lagos office. His focus is on Climate issues, Renewable energy, Gas and Electricity. He has led the preparation of CDM documentation for several projects. He has worked with specialized power and renewable energy consulting outfits that played active roles in the power and emerging renewable energy industry in Nigeria. He was involved in efforts at reviewing and preparing PINs /PDD for some renewable energy projects in the country in partnership with some European based carbon companies. Also, he was involved in the pre-feasibility study of the gas market and infrastructure in Lagos state, while looking at the opportunities for small size gas power plants, and has also been involved in pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies and policy drafting for some states in Nigeria on renewable energy.

While with CLN, he is involved in the development of climate strategies, implementation of climate mitigation actions, monitoring and verification of GHG emission reduction for mitigation projects such as gas flare projects, biomass projects, electricity projects, both in Nigeria and other Africa countries.


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Famous Ayeni

Famous Ayeni has over the past years been more involved in climate, environmental and energy-related activities. He has vast experience in GHG emission inventory and accounting, developing and implementation of climate action projects, monitoring and verification of all mitigation actions in relevant sectors.

He has worked closely with government and companies on building capacity, stakeholders’ engagement, climate change policy (NDC), energy market study (Oil and Gas and electricity sector), GHG inventory and baseline scenario analysis, assessment, and implementation of mitigation action, monitoring, and verification of achievable GHG emissions from projects such as gas utilization project, biomass as industrial fuel, transport, and electricity projects. He is involved in registration, verification and monetization of two gas flare reduction project registered under the European Union-Fuel Quality Directive (EU-FQD).


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Hesam Darani

Hesam Darani has more than 11 years of experience in various analytical and technical aspects of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation, in particular within the oil & gas sector. His main focus areas are techno-economic of mitigation solutions, development of emission reduction projects, capacity building in low-carbon growth programmes, development of monitoring, reporting systems & support in verification for emission reduction projects as well as GHG inventories. Hesam has a long track-record in developing projects under various flexible carbon crediting mechanisms (CDM, JI, FQD, national offsets, voluntary schemes…), evaluation of emission reduction technologies, developing CO2 & methane inventories for clients in public and private sector, supporting counties developing their own Emission Trading Systems. Recently, Hesam has been involved in concept development, PDD, registration and successful verification of UER projects under German FQD.


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