Patrick Ngowi, born in Tanzania, is the Founder and Chairman of Helvetic Group of Companies, one of the fastest growing network and equity holders in renewable energy companies across East Africa.
The Group’s flagship subsidiary, Helvetic Solar, which he founded at the age of 22, provides renewable energy solutions for clients ranging from the Tanzanian government to the United Nations, raking in $8 million in revenues.
In 2013, the company was awarded the Fastest Growing and Number One in Tanzania’s Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies Survey.
Ngowi also sits as a board member and advisor to several local and multi-national companies in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. His non-profit social initiative, Light For Life Foundation, provides free solar power to women in rural Tanzania.