Rick Hooper – Chief Executive Officer

Rick Hooper, is an experienced Managing Director who has led businesses for several global enterprises prior to joining Barefoot Power as CEO in September 2011. Educated in Australia, Rick worked for Philips Electronics NV in a variety of senior roles and cultures across Europe and Asia, more recently as CEO for Tier 1 Hard Disk components manufacturer. Rick has gained detailed experience in Consumer Mechanical Components, Supply Chain, FMCG, Consumer Electronics, Manufacturing, TQM, Six Sigma, Warehousing and Distribution which underpins 20 years of general management and business leadership experience and skills.

Joel Wetonyi – Country Manager Uganda

Joel Wetonyi joined Barefoot Power in 2010 as Sale manager and was appointed Country Manager Uganda in 2015. Joel has a particular interest in business based solutions and social investment models and has been instrumental in the development and execution of innovative models including the LUAV MODEL that facilitates access to solar energy to the rural communities who are off grid and cannot afford the full upfront payment. Joel brings a lot of expertise in Project design and Management, Channel Management, and implementation gained from his career in the past and at Barefoot Power, plus his immeasurable knowledge of the Ugandan Energy Sector. As a country Manager, with a strong strategic and marketing background, he is dedicated to rallying his team towards posting success within the company.

Clement Nartey – Country Manager Ghana

Clement Nartey joined Barefoot Power in May 2017 as the Country Manager of Ghana and West African Regional Sales Manager. He has been involved in the implementation and management of a number of energy for poverty reduction projects which has led to the distribution of hundreds of thousands of solar powered products within the West Africa sub region. He has also participated in evidence-based surveys and socio-economic impact and needs assessments surveys organized by Barefoot Power Africa Limited to ascertain communities’ needs, interest, participation in and contribution to energy for poverty reduction projects. Clement holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. He has over 10 publications in the Renewable Energy industry and has been a resource person in the clean energy sector both locally and international. He has over 8 years’ experience in the Renewable Energy industry.

Josphine Gachiri – Group Manager Finance

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Gijs Opbroek – Group Manager Service

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Joel Kinuthia – Group Manager Program

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Contact Us

  • Worldwide HQ (Australia)
    Suite 1A Level 2
    802 Pacific Highway
    Gordon NSW 2072
    NSW, Australia
    tel: +61 2 9844 5838
  • Americas & Asia
    Suite 1A Level 2
    802 Pacific Highway
    Gordon NSW 2072
    NSW, Australia
    tel: +61 2 9844 5838
  • Hong Kong
    Barefoot Power Hong Kong Limited
    21/F Tai Yau Building
    181 Johnston Road, Wanchai
  • China
    Ipark Building B#305,
    No.5 Xinhua Road, New District,
    Wuxi City, JiangSu Province, P.R.C
    tel:+86 510 8522 5123


  • East & South Africa
    Nairobi KENYA
    tel:+254 (0) 728 255 807
  • West & Central Africa
    P.O. Box LG DTD 10018
    1055 Neequaye Street , East Legon
    tel:+ 233 302 900440 /+ 233 303 963
    167/+ 233 303 963 168
  • Rwanda
    Muhima Road Opposite Muhima Sector
    Offices PO. BOX 2199 Kigali RWANDA
    tel:+250 302 900 440
  • Uganda
    Plot 31 Bukoto Crescent, Naguru P.O.Box
    34544 Kampala UGANDA
    tel:+256 0393 781 212
  • India
    No 392, First Floor, 9th Main, H.S.R.
    Layout, 7th Sector, Bangalore 560102
    Karnataka INDIA
    tel:+91 80420 07668 / +91 900 802 6394