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Dennis Kigen

Senior Development Specialist
Technical Areas of Expertise
Economic Growth
Enterprise Development
Agriculture and Food Security
Ohio University, MA in Economics
University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Economics

Dennis is an experienced researcher, analyst, and project manager with more than seven years of experience working on private sector development programs. As a Senior Development Specialist at DT Global, Dennis provides support in project management and business development for a variety of clients.

Prior to joining DT Global, Dennis worked as a Senior Associate – Business Consulting and Research at Intellecap. He has worked with a variety of clients, including ANDE, the IKEA Foundation, International Solar Alliance (ISA), and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) working on programs to understand the landscape of the green economy and green entrepreneurship in Kenya and energy enterprise development.

Dennis holds an MA in Economics from Ohio University and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Nairobi. In addition, he has advanced knowledge of statistical software for data analysis including Stata and R.


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