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This list showcases the top London based CFO’ operating in the Solar space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CFO of Solarcentury
Neil Perry is the CFO at Solarcentury.
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About Solarcentury: Solarcentury develops, constructs, owns and operates utility-scale solar and smart technology across Europe, Latin America and Africa.
CFO of Lightsource Renewable Energy
Carol is an internationally experienced Chief Financial Officer with experience spanning across natural resources and renewable energy. Prior to joining Lightsource BP, Carol held various senior financial positions at Vestas Wind Systems (a global leader in wind energy) based in Australia, Denmark and Spain. During this time Carol supported a 10bnEUR turnover as a Regional Chief Finance Officer, leading over 80 finance professionals supporting the Southern Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Latin America region. Carol was responsible for financial management of the entire value chain including sales, manufacturing, construction and after sales service, including the penetration and entry of new markets. Carol holds a degree in Business (Accounting) from Victoria University in Australia, and is a Certified Practicing Accountant.
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About Lightsource Renewable Energy: Lightsource is a provider of ground and rooftop solar installations in the UK.
Chief Financial Officer of Enecsys
Philipp has 18 years’ experience as a chartered accountant, having qualified with Stoy Hayward (now BDO LLP) in 1995. In 1997, Philipp moved into Corporate Finance, where he spent 16 years, becoming a partner in 2002; this included two years building BDO’s Government & Infrastructure team. During his time at BDO LLP, Philipp led over 50 capital market transactions, which raised, in aggregate, approximately £4 billion and the due diligence process on numerous M&A transactions. Philipp has an MA in Natural Sciences from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
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About Enecsys: Enecsys manufactures grid-connected solar micro inverters and monitoring systems that offer a value proposition for solar PV systems.
Chief Financial Officer of Sonnedix
Stephen Williams is Sonnedix’s Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Vice President of the company. He joined Sonnedix in 2013 with over 20 years of experience growing innovative technology businesses in the UK and around the world. At Sonnedix, he has played a key role in developing the global finance team, as well as leading the London office through a period of massive growth and change. Prior to joining Sonnedix, he was a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Symbian—a joint venture set up by Psion, Nokia, Motorola and Ericsson—to develop a software platform for mobile phones. Joining at its inception in 1998 as EVP Finance and Operations, and later serving as CIO, Stephen helped grow the company to over 1,500 employees worldwide with a turnover exceeding £300M. In 2007, he joined former colleagues from Symbian to help establish AQA63336, a pioneering and highly successful text messaging Q&A service, which they grew from its infancy to six years of continuous profits before selling the business to a third party.
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About Sonnedix: Sonnedix Solar is a global power producer dedicated to produce low-carbon solar energy for the future.
Chief Financial Officer of Azuri Technologies
Liam is a qualified Chartered Accountant, who has worked with private investors and financial institutions in a number of countries across East and West Africa, to help raise funding and create structured financial instruments to support the development of sustainable, private sector enterprises. He has held several senior commercial and operational finance positions across Europe, the US and the Caribbean, in multinational companies including Bertelsmann, Ericsson & Digicel.
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About Azuri Technologies: Azuri brings affordable solar power to off-grid rural africans.