John has a very strong solar experience which includes utility-scale, commercial and residential projects, grid-tied ,hybrid systems and Solar Home System.
He is currently advising a leading venture backed company developing solutions to provide affordable, clean energy to off-grid communities in Africa. The company designs, manufactures, distributes and finances innovative plug & play solar systems to improve access to energy across Africa and the developing world. Previously John was driving development of FRV Fotowatio Renewable Ventures utility-scale PV and wind projects in Africa.
Experience in Africa, Europe, US and Middle East. Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mali, Senegal, Zambia, Malawi, Swaziland, South Africa, Tunisia, Morocco
John hold a MBA in startegy, managerial and organizational behaviour, Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth
Pauline brings 10 years of experience in journalism, marketing, communications and public relations to her role as marketing manager at AFSIA.
Pauline’s primary focus is to continually increase global thought leadership eminence and brand awareness to help drive business toward cleaner use of energy. Pauline has always been involved in the Renewable energy sector and in the environment protection.
She has been very active in different Association in Rwanda to help maintain a degree of awareness toward a trash free environment. She is passionate about solar and has been committed to help Rwandan community to use solar technology and enhance their life standard.
Pauline hold an information and communication master degree.
Kevin Robinson is an electrical engineer with vast experience in manufacturing, project development and implementation of solar systems for rural electrification, pumping, telecommunications, commercial and industrial as well as utility scale power plants.
Kevin was a founding member of the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) where he has served on the board as well as a steering committees for local manufacturing. He is currently working as the Sales Manager for SolarEdge Technologies and previously was the Technical Services Manager for Jinko Solar covering the Middle East and Africa Markets.