Kim is part of the management of Frontier Energy and chairs the investment committee. Prior to co-founding Frontier Energy in 2011, Kim worked as an investment manager with private equity investments in emerging markets for IFU for 7 years of which two were spent as Head of Regional Office in Johannesburg. Prior to IFU, Kim worked as an M&A lawyer for 7 years in two leading Danish law firms. Kim has also co-founded two start-ups, including New York based Trunk Archive which he and his partners took from inception to successful exit. He holds a M.Sc. Law from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA from INSEAD.
Daniel is part of the management of Frontier Energy and focuses on projects in Uganda and Rwanda. Prior to co-founding Frontier Energy in 2011, Daniel worked for DI International Business Development for 7 years, the last 2 years as Manager and Partner. Daniel has sourced, developed and implemented investment projects and worked with project finance, energy efficiency financing, investment guarantees and carbon credits in a wide range of frontier markets and industries. He holds a B.Sc. International Business from Copenhagen Business School and M.Sc. Finance from the London School of Economics.
Gert is part of the management of Frontier Energy and focuses on construction and engineering. Prior to co-founding Frontier Energy in 2011, Gert worked as a Project Manager in emerging markets for FLSmidth for 5 years managing large complex engineering and supply projects from contract negotiation to commissioning. Prior to FLSmidth, Gert worked as a Contract Manager for Krüger and before that he started his career as Project Manager for Vestas Wind Systems. He holds an engineering degree from VIA University College and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School.
Bernard focuses on Frontier Energy’s activities in Kenya. Prior to Frontier Energy, Bernard worked as Director for Renewable Energy at the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) of Kenya for 2 years and was in charge of preparing national strategic plans for energy efficiency and renewable energy. Prior to ERC, Bernard worked as Environment Resources Recovery Manager for Lafarge East Africa and before that on projects within renewable energy in Kenya and other African countries. He holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Kenya and a M.Sc. in Renewable Energy from CVO University of Oldenburg in Germany.
Anders is part of the management of Frontier Energy and focuses on projects in Tanzania. Prior to co-founding Frontier Energy in 2011, Anders worked 2 years for a technology start-up, 2 years as CEO for an internet start-up, and 10 years assisting Danish companies with business development in emerging markets as consultant and partner in an international consultancy firm under the Confederation of Danish Industries. In this connection, he spent 2 years managing a 50m EUR greenfield agriculture investment in Russia. He holds a M.Sc International Business from Copenhagen Business School.
Lars is part of the management of Frontier Energy and focuses on projects in Kenya. Prior to co-founding Frontier Energy in 2011, Lars worked for 12 years as consultant and since 2007 as managing director and partner for the international consulting firm DI International Business Development where he worked with investments, business organizations, political leaders and international organizations in wide range of emerging markets. He holds a M.Sc. Econ from the University of Copenhagen and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development.
Kwame is part of the management of Frontier Energy and focuses on projects in Kenya and Tanzania. Prior to Frontier Energy, Kwame was Executive and Head of Power & Infrastructure East Africa for 7 years at Standard Bank where he led a wide range of power and infrastructure transactions as lead adviser, arranger and lender. Prior to Standard Bank, he was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley and HSH Nordbank in New York City focusing on project and structured financing. He holds an MBA from Michigan Business School and a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from New York University.
Caroline is Administrative Assistant at Frontier Energy’s office in Nairobi. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, Caroline worked at Paper Converters (K) Ltd. as an Imports Administrator for more than 10 years. Caroline has extensive experience in office administration and customer care. She holds a Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management from Air Travel & Related Studies and Diploma in Secretarial Studies from Cambridge College.
George is the ESG Manager of Frontier Energy. Prior to Frontier Energy, George worked at the pan-African environmental consultancy firm GIBB Africa for 12 years, the last years as Operations Manager in charge of Environmental and Social Services Department. George has extensive experience in conducting environmental and social impact assessments (ESIA), RAP and social due diligence under World Bank and IFC Performance Standards. He is a Lead Environmental Expert and a member of Environmental Institute of Kenya. He holds a B.Sc. in Geology and Chemistry and a M.Sc. in Environmental Management from the University of Nairobi.
Henry is part of Frontier Energy’s construction management team. Prior to joining Frontier, Henry worked 3 years with Sosian Energy Limited as Project Manager, more than 4 years in Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KENGEN) as Project Engineer and 4 years in the Kenyan Ministry of Energy & Petroleum as a Mechanical Engineer in the Renewable Energy department. He holds a B. Tech. Mechanical and Production Engineering from Moi University and M.Sc. Master of Science in Piping Engineering and Design from University of San Jorge, Zaragoza, Spain.
Violet is an ESG Associate at Frontier Energy. Prior to Frontier Energy, Violet worked as a Senior Environmentalist with GIBB Africa Ltd Consultancy firm for 9 years. Violet has experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA), Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) as per the Environmental safeguards and Social guidelines from international finance institutions such as World Bank (WB), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). She has also been involved in Design and implementation of Stakeholder Engagement Plans and Public Consultation and Disclosure Plans for Large Scale infrastructure Projects. She is registered as an Associate Expert with NEMA and is a member of Environmental Institute of Kenya. She holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Science from Kenyatta University and is finalising her Master’s degree in Environmental policy from the University of Nairobi.
Keziah is Frontier Energy’s Social Sustainability Manager. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, Keziah worked as consultant for 4 years where she worked with communities in development and supported the implementation of investment projects for SMEs under the EIB funded PEFF project. During her career, she has specialized in social and community work and environmental management. She holds a Bachelor of Community Psychology from Makerere University and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology from Makerere University and a Diploma in Environmental Management from NEBOSH.
Aru is part of Frontier Energy’s ESG management team. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, Aru worked as an independent environmental management consultant in Africa for more than 20 years. Aru has extensive experience in environmental and social impact assessment, environmental risk, compliance and due diligence audits, and in implementing and certifying ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems. She is a Chartered Environmentalist, and holds academic degrees in Environmental Chemical Engineering from Exeter University, UK, and an MSc in Environmental Resources from the University of Salford, UK.
Annicent Busingye is the Operations and Maintenance Director for the Frontier Energy Portfolio in Uganda. Prior to Joining Frontier Energy, Annicent Worked on the 13 MW Bugoye hydro power project for 9 years under TronderPower Ltd (now renamed Bugoye Hydro Ltd) serving as Managing Director and Board Member in the last years. Annicent started off her career at Stanbic bank Uganda where she worked for 4 years. She is a Certified Chartered Accountant and holds a B.sc in Mathematics and Chemistry from Makerere University an MBA from Herriot Watt University, and a post Graduate Diploma in Taxation. Annicent has taken trainings in Power Purchase Agreements, Hydropower Development and Management, Risk management in HydroPower development, Hydro Power and the Environment at the International Center for Hydro Power in Norway.
Peter focuses on Frontier Energy’s activities in Uganda. Prior to working for Frontier Energy, Peter worked and co-founded a local consultancy in Uganda that supported local RE entrepreneurs looking to finance and develop hydro projects, more specifically on investing, licensing, permitting and feasibility studies. Before that, Peter worked with Electro Maxx, one of the two HFO power plants in Uganda as Assistant Commissioning Manager. Peter is a Certified Expert in Renewable Energy and Climate Finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Business and is currently pursuing an MBA in Finance from the University of Leicester in parallel to his work for Frontier Energy.
Santiago is part of Frontier Energy’s investment management team. Prior to Frontier Energy, Santiago worked for 3 years as the CEO of Radiant and Eldosol Energy developing two 40MW solar PV projects in western Kenya, 2 years developing market opportunities for renewable energy projects in East Africa, worked for 4 years in the Colombian stock market as an Investment Advisor in portfolio management and private bond trading and worked for the Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining in the financing department. He holds a B.Sc. in International Business from the University of La Sabana in Colombia and is a Master’s candidate in Project Management at the University of Salford, UK.
Wilson focuses on Frontier Energy’s activities in Uganda. Previously, he has been the EPC contractor’s QC/QA Engineer in the construction of the 256 MW Bujagali HPP and has played a key roles in connection with the construction of mines and tailings dams, and in connection with the maintenance of hydros including the 9.9MW Mobuku III power plant in Uganda and in execution of a series of projects ranging from national health facilities to schools. He spent the immediate 5 years preceding Frontier Energy, as the Estates Manager for Centenary Bank. He holds a B. Eng. in Civil & Building engineering from Kyambogo University, a Master’s degree in Projects Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and an Executive MBA from Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI).
Exuperius is part of Frontier Energy’s investment management team. Prior to joining Frontier Energy in 2019, Exuperius worked at the pan-African project management consultancy SandRose for 3 years as Project Manager in Tanzania. Exuperius managed project origination and development activities, competitive tender participation and commercial negotiations with the national utility, and procurement of consultants and EPC contractors across a diverse portfolio of power generation projects. Exuperius also spearheaded bankability advisory for the energy sector through extensive commercial and political analysis designed to shape policy implementation as the secretary of the public private task force for IPP development. Exuperius holds a BA in Political Science from Simon Fraser University, Canada, and an MSc in International Oil & Gas Management from the University of Dundee, UK.
Peter is finance manager at Frontier Energy’s office in Nairobi. Prior to Frontier Energy, Peter worked as an associate in the accounting division at the Kenyan auditing firm, KrestonKM. He handled ten corporate clients in different sectors and scale, where he offered financial and tax planning services, accounting, and risk management. He is a Certified Public Accountant and an Investment and Financial Analyst. He holds a first class honours degree in Finance from Kabarak University, Kenya. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Finance.