About Us

Fresh Life works with municipalities and urban residents to develop and scale safe, citywide inclusive and financially sustainable sanitation solutions in fast growing cities starting with Nairobi, Kisumu and Eldoret in Kenya.

Our innovative solutions are designed to suit the realities of today’s cities, which are densely populated and heavily built up, particularly in low-income areas.

Lindsay Stradley

Co-founder and Executive Director

Lindsay leads the organization’s overall strategy to scale Fresh Life’s sanitation model globally.

Anthony Mulinge

Managing Director

Anthony leads Fresh Life’s work in Kenya, building an unparalleled team to deliver our sanitation products and services.

Louise Couder

External Relations

Louise leads our partnerships with foundations, multilaterals, technical assistance partners, and the media.

Colette Eustace

Citywise Consulting Advisory Services

Colette manages a team of consultants to design integrated solutions that appropriately and cost-effectively address various cities’ sanitation challenges.

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Eric Machango

Business Success

Eric is responsible for improving performance, operational efficiency and driving change across Fresh Life operations.

Florence Mwikali

Operations, Kisumu

Florence leads Fresh Life operations in Kisumu.

Grace Gitau

Government Relations

Grace is in charge of building and maintaining Fresh Life's relationship with key government officials to ensure smooth operations.

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Haroon Dawood


Haroon leads our strategic projects team, which focuses on replicating the Fresh Life model outside Kenya and increasing the sustainability of our services through revenue-generating activities.

James Nguyo


James builds IT systems for scale.

Joseph Githinji Nairobi Operations

Joseph Githinji

Nairobi Operations

Joseph leads all Fresh Life operations in Nairobi, including customer experience and retention.

Lauren Harroff Trondsen Citywise Consulting, Research & Learning

Lauren Trondsen

Citywise Consulting, Research & Learning

Lauren leads research initiatives and synthesizes learning across the organization to build an evidence base for better sanitation planning and implementation

Lorine Arodi


Lorine is in charge of developing and implementing robust marketing strategies to drive market growth, customer retention and top-notch customer experience within the Fresh Life network.

Meltus Mugomi

New Cities

Meltus leads Fresh Life work in new cities in Kenya, starting with Kisumu and Eldoret.

Michelle Otieno Government Affairs, New Cities

Michelle Otieno

Government Affairs, New Cities

Michelle is responsible for government stakeholder engagement and relationship management in new cities starting with Kisumu and Eldoret.

Muthoni Njeru – Wandaka


Muthoni is responsible for executing Fresh Life’s HR strategies to optimize human capital contribution. She leads employee relations too to provide a work environment that continuously adds value to all our stakeholders.

Nancy Ngao Government Affairs, Policy & Advocacy

Nancy Ngao

Government Affairs, Policy & Advocacy

Nancy is in charge of building and maintaining strategic relationships with key stakeholders at Kenya’s national & county government.

Nicholas Kiama


Nicholas has overall responsibility for finance, accounting and business risk management at Fresh Life.

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Patrick Lang’at


Patrick is in charge of building our Fresh Life network in Nairobi. He develops the sales and credit management strategies for the company’s continued growth plan.

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Robin Farnworth

Talent Development

Robin builds a culture of collaboration, excellence, creativity and continuous learning among Fresh Life employees.

Rose Kavuli

Operations, Eldoret

Rose leads Fresh Life operations in Eldoret.

Ruthie Rosenberg Citywise Consulting

Ruthie Rosenberg

Citywise Consulting

Ruthie leads our advisory arm Citywise, which consults for cities, private sector, NGOs, and research organizations on development of products and systems for safe sanitation.

Samantha Gikuhi

External Relations, Business

Samantha is responsible for grant management as well as identifying and building relationships with Fresh Life funders and partners.

Sheila Kibuthu

External Relations, Communications

Sheila is in charge of building relationships with the media, promoting Fresh Life’s brand, and advancing our advocacy work.

Titus Kuria

Nairobi Growth

Titus is responsible for the expansion of Fresh Life in Nairobi.

Wali Mwalugongo

Citywise Consulting, Partnering with Cities

Wali is in charge of the development and implementation of Citywise’s strategy for long-term partnerships with municipalities seeking to plan for and implement citywide inclusive sanitation.

Neil MacLeod

Board Chair

Consultant and retired Head of Water and Sanitation, eThekwini Water and Sanitation

Amandla Ooko-Ombaka

Board Member

Associate Partner, McKinsey

Bart Burstein

Board Member

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Pace Able Foundation

Kariuki Mugo

Board Member

Director of WASH Sector Support, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)

Lindsay Stradley

Board Member

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Fresh Life

Madhur (Muddy) Ramrakha

Board Member

Director of iJenga, Co-founder, Kenya Green Building Society, and former Executive Director at J.P. Morgan

Pascale Guiffant

Board Member

Founder at Vetea, and former Deputy VP, Sustainable Development at SUEZ

Robert Gakubia

Board Member

Director, Blackburn Associates Ltd and former CEO, Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB)