“In the 21st century, access to reliable energy should no longer be a barrier to any individual or country achieving their full potential”
Passionate about crafting solutions at the nexus of energy access, fin-tech and climate justice, Nthabi co-founded Easy Solar in 2016, one of the fastest growing companies in Africa, making energy and financial services affordable and accessible. Easy Solar employs over 1,000 people and has provided energy solutions to over 900,000 beneficiaries in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
2023 Top 10 Fastest Growing African Companies- FT
2022 Entrepreneur of the Year - Columbia University
2021 New Economy Catalyst - Bloomberg
2020 GenY Entrepreneur - Forbes Africa Women
2019 Social Entrepreneur of the Year - WEF / Schwab
2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 Africa
2018 Quartz Africa Innovators
Nthabiseng Mosia is a trailblazing African social entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Easy Solar, one of the fastest-growing off-grid solar companies in Africa. Easy Solar distributes and finances high-quality solar systems and appliances for those with limited access to the grid. The company has powered 900,000 people in Sierra Leone and Liberia, and employed over 1,000.
Nthabi is a sought after global speaker and thought leader. Most recently she spoke at Davos 2022 on the role of clean energy in addressing resilience to climate change in Africa. She was invited in 2021 by the President Biden and the White House to speak at the Leaders on Climate Summit in April. She has taken centre stage at the Future of Energy Conference, UN’s Sustainable Energy for All and Skoll World Forum. She holds a Masters in Energy from Columbia University, and a BSc in Finance from the University of Cape Town, both with distinction.