Nelly is an engineering manager with experience in the renewable energy industry. She specializes in the design and development of tailored solar hybrid solutions exceeding 100 MW, achieving significant energy cost savings. She has demonstrated a strong track record of exceeding project design and implementation targets. As a team lead for ProjectSHE, she promotes gender equality in the energy sector while mentoring the next generation of female engineers.

Highest Level of Education

Master's Degree

Current Job/Study field

Private sector


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Current employer

Daystar Power Group (A member of the Shell Group)

Work experience

  • Engineering Manager, Project Design
    Daystar Power Group - Full-time From February 2021 to Present

    Successfully managed client relationships. Developed 70+ solar-hybrid systems, achieving a 99% power uptime and up to 30% energy cost savings. Restructured project plans, reducing delivery time by 30%. Improved Design Engineering efficiency by 95% through automation, resulting in a 30% team productivity increase. Mentored and trained 30+ engineers, improving team performance by 50%.


  • Master's degree in Energy Engineering
    Auckland University of Technology From February 2019 to December 2020
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    University of Portharcourt From January 2011 to February 2016

Area of expertise

(C)PPAs Balancing (electricity) Economic modelling Electricity distribution Electricity transmission Engineering Green Certificates Portfolio management


  • English


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