I arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, at 11:30 PM, where I stayed at an airport hotel. I had to get up again at 5:00 AM the next...
Ian completed his studies in Public Management at the University of Hamburg.
Ian is the Director of a community development organisation in Marangu, Tanzania (Marangu Community Development Association), doing projects regarding to health, education, business support and environment. Furthermore, Ian is Co-Director of the Winds of Africa Foundation – an NGO in Arusha, Tanzania, providing educational support.
Rikke holds a Master’s Degree in Information Technology from the University of Southern Denmark and has experience in managing different tasks related to IT and communication in a Danish start-up company.
At PP Power, Rikke is responsible for tasks ranging from handling SoMe pages to preparing communication material and maintaining PP Power’s IT platforms.
Deborah Jeruto is the managing director at CXPower Limited – our partner in Kenya, which is responsible for, among other things, building a dealer network.
Deborah has a Master of Science (MSc) Economics and Business Administration – Strategic Entrepreneurship – from University of Southern Denmark and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Accounting – Concentration in Finance from United States International University.
Preben Birr is an experienced Executive Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the energy and environment industry. Strong sales professional skilled in Networking, M&A, International Project Management, Negotiation, Gas, Sustainable Development, and Business Planning.
Steen Kramer Jensen holds a Master in Engineering and has over 20 years of experience from the Danish Energy Sector. He has been employed at Insero A/S, the Danish Energy Authorities, at the Danish utility Ørsted, The Danish Technological Institute, at the Danish Transmission System Operator, Energinet.dk and Nokia.
From a background in the mobile industry both as an employee and as a founder of an IT Company, Steen also have experience from business and strategy development in the commercial sector. During his long experience, Steen has build up a large network in Utilities, Authorities, and Universities as well as in ICT- and Manufacturing companies in Denmark and abroad.
BA in project management. Annie Lund Jensen has 20 years experience from Danish production companies e.g. VELUX, Danfoss and Strandmollen A/S.
Annie’s focus area is ERP systems and supply chain. Knowledge and experience are shared and embedded in the company via IT-systems instead of being placed with single persons.
Optimizing and setting up processes and business processes is based on the Lean mindset.
Christian Nielsen has experience in all aspects of business and strategy development based on new ICT and Energy innovations / solutions / technologies. He has qualifications within international marketing, market communication and internationalization strategies with a special focus on technology based start-ups and SMEs.
Christian is an experienced fundraiser with a focus on the development and funding of both national and international R&D projects.
Kenneth Rohde Pedersen is the director and co-owner of the trading company WestCoast Tråd & Plader and owner of the production company 3-Kubik.
Kenneth has strong competences in the development and operation of trading and production companies and hold a MSc in Business Administration and have 18 years of experience in structuring, process optimization, finance, contracts and management.