Co-founder and CSO
Jakob, our CSO, co-founder, shareholder, holds a degree in Power Systems Engineering from Clausthal University of Technology, Germany. He has more than 15 years of experience as investor, developer and strategic technical and policy advisor in the minigrid field in Africa and Asia. Jakob has worked in rural communities in over 20 African countries, set up mini-grid operations in Senegal and Tanzania, and works as policy advisor with government agencies and international development organizations on policy and regulatory frameworks as well as competitive procurement processes in various countries. He is based in Berlin and speaks German, English and French.