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 and Kisumu 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


Louise is in charge of strengthening Fresh Life's financial sustainability, increasing our grant revenue, and strategically growing our partners base.

Meltus Mugomi

New Cities

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

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.

Titus Kuria

Procurement & Internal Controls

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

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.

Wali Mwalungongo

Citywise, 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.

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.

Joseph Githinji

Nairobi Operations

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

Rose Kavuli

Operations, Eldoret

Rose leads Fresh Life operations in Eldoret

Florence Mwikali

Operations, Kisumu

Florence leads Fresh Life operations in Kisumu.

Ruthie Rosenberg

Citywise Advisory

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.

obin Farnworth Talent Development

Robin Farnworth

Change Management

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

Elizabeth Mururi

Communications & Marketing

Elizabeth drives Fresh Life's brand and communications strategy for engagement with external partners, funders and the media.

Samantha Gikuhi


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

Haroon Dawood

Strategy & Technology

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.

Nicholas Kiama


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

Waringa Kamau

Chief of Staff

Waringa works directly with the Executive Director and in close coordination with Fresh Life's senior leadership team to drive focus and track progress of critical cross-cutting strategic projects.

Grace Gitau

Government Relations

Grace is in charge of government relations operations and community engagements in our Nairobi areas of operation, enhancing relations and alignment with local government officials and community leaders.

Misheck Mwamba

Operations, Lusaka

Misheck leads our operations in Lusaka, Zambia

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Colette Eustace Citywise Consulting Advisory Services

Colette Eustace

Citywise 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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Lauren Harroff Trondsen Citywise Consulting, Research & Learning

Dr. Lauren Harroff Trondsen

Citywise, Research & Learning

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.

James Nguyo IT

James Nguyo


James builds IT systems for scale.

Robert Gakubia Board member

Eng. Robert Gakubia

Board Chair

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

Bart Burstein Board Member

Bart Burstein

Board Member

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Pace Able Foundation

Amandla Ooko-Ombaka Board Member

Amandla Ooko-Ombaka

Board Member

Associate Partner, McKinsey

Dennis Mwanza

Board Member

Chief of Party of a USAID funded Afia WASH project in South Sudan.

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Kariuki Mugo Board Member

Kariuki Mugo

Board Member

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

Pascale Guiffant Board Member

Pascale Guiffant

Board Member

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

Bharat Sarpeshkar

Board Member

Former MD, Citigroup

Laurie Fuller

Board Member

Venture Partner, Certified Executive Coach, Advisor & Investor

Mario Jabbour

Board Member

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Global Communities

Mike Zeitouny

Board Member

Chief Financial Officer, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Lindsay Stradley

Board Member

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Fresh Life