This is who we are

Frontier Energy is a leading investor in the African renewable energy market. We have a hands-on and integrated approach to investing in the development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects and are developing, constructing and operating more than 60 renewable energy projects in Africa within hydro, geothermal, wind and solar PV with a total capacity of more than 1,100 MW and total project costs of more than USD 2.5 billion.

Kim Gredsted

Kim Gredsted, Investment Director, Partner & Co-founder

T: +254 791 495 118 | +45 2040 8769


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.

Frontier Energy was established in 2011

Daniel Schleyer Schultz

Daniel Schleyer Schultz, Investment Director & Partner & Co-founder

T: +254 712 617 218 | +45 2323 4074


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 Heinholt Skov

Gert Heinholt Skov, Technical Director, Partner & Co-founder

T: +254 718 841 535 | +45 2334 3843


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 Osawa

Bernard Osawa, Project Director & Partner

T: +254 723 273 615


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 Nairobi and a M.Sc. in Renewable Energy from CVO University of Oldenburg in Germany.

Anders Hauch

Anders Hauch, Investment Director, Partner & Co-founder

T: +254 790 554 756 | +45 2331 8363


Anders is part of the management of Frontier Energy and focus on investments, investor relations and fundraising. Prior to co-founding Frontier Energy in 2011, Anders had worked 2 years for a technology start-up, 2 years as CEO of an internet start-up, and 10 years with business development in Africa, Latin America and Russia as partner in the international consultancy division of the Confederation of Danish Industries. He holds a M.Sc International Business from Copenhagen Business School and has lived in China, India and Kenya.

We have offices in Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali, Dar es Salaam and Copenhagen

Lars Tejlgaard

Lars Tejlgaard, Investment Director, Partner and Co-founder

T: +254 707 553 560


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 Parker

Kwame Parker, Partner and Investment Director

T: Kenya +254 720 807 096

T: USA +1 646 884 2086


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 Anyango Amolo

Caroline Anyango Amolo, Administrative Assistant

T: +254 722 834 972


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 Owuor

George Owuor, Environmental Social and Governance Manager

T: +254 712 196 549


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.

Violet Mulaku

Violet Mulaku, Environmental Social and Governance Associate

T: +254 718 983106


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) and development of ESMS documents prior to Financial Close and implementation after Financial Close as per IFC performance standards. She is a Lead Environmental Expert and a member of Environmental Institute of Kenya. She holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Science from Kenyatta University and M.A. in Environmental Policy from the University of Nairobi.

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Annicent Busingye

Annicent Busingye, Chief Executive Officer Uganda

T: +256 781 507 830


Annicent Busingye is the Chief Executive Officer 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 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.

Santiago Villamizar

Santiago Villamizar, Senior Investment Manager

T: +254 722 978 847


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 a Master’s degree in Project Management from the University of Salford, UK.

Mpumwire Wilson

Mpumwire Wilson, Projects Manager

T: +256 782 962 640


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).

Hamlet Ahimbisibwe

Hamlet Ahimbisibwe, Finance Manager

T: +256 772 501664


Hamlet Ahimbisibwe is the Finance Manager of the Frontier Energy portfolio in Uganda. Prior to joining Frontier Energy Hamlet worked as a finance manager in a leading Engineering and planning consultancy firm in Uganda. He is a certified chartered accountant with a wealth of experience gained over 20 years serving in the fields of accounting and Audit.

Margaret Ng’ang’a

Margaret Ng’ang’a, Finance Manager

T: +254 777 084 822


Margaret is Finance Manager at Frontier Energy’s office in Nairobi. Prior to Frontier Energy, Margaret worked for 7 years with accounting and auditing – for 5 years for the Kenyan auditing firm, PKF Kenya, where she handled various corporate clients, and for 2 years in the real estate industry. She is a certified Public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Kenyatta University.

Naomi Ngeno

Naomi Ngeno, Senior Construction manager

T: +254 722 253 317


Naomi is part of Frontier Energy’s construction management team. Prior to joining Frontier, Naomi worked over 13 years with Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen) projects execution, the last two years in new business development. Naomi has implemented power plants of over 500MW within Hydro, Geothermal, Wind and Thermal. Prior to KenGen, Naomi worked for two years as structural design engineer in consultancy. Naomi holds a B. Tech. Civil and Structural Engineering from Moi University, M.A Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi and has done financial training at Strathmore College.

George Thara

George Thara, Investment Manager

T: +254 728 333 760


George is part of Frontier Energy’s investment management team and is working out of the Nairobi office. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, George worked at Camco Clean Energy and was responsible for originating and executing transactions in the Renewable Energy Performance Platform, a 140 million pound impact fund managed by Camco that focuses on renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to Camco Clean Energy, George worked as a transactor at the Standard Bank Group, as part of the East African Power and Infrastructure team based out of Nairobi. George holds a BCom (Hons) in Finance from Witwatersrand University, South Africa.

Susan Lützner

Susan Lützner, Chief Financial Officer

T: +45 3070 9043


Susan is a part of the management of Frontier Energy. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, Susan has worked with the fund administration of 15 Private Equity funds. She worked 7 years as CFO for PENM Partners, a Danish Private Equity Fund Manager focusing on frontier markets, mainly Vietnam. Prior to the CFO position in PENM Partners, Susan worked 10 years in various Private Equity positions at BankInvest, a leading Danish Asset Manager. Prior to joining BankInvest, Susan worked as an auditor. Susan is a CFA-charter holder, holds a B.Sc. (HD) in Finance & Auditing and a Marketing Economist certificate.

We invest in all types of renewable energy projects in Sub Saharan Africa

Janki Patel

Janki Patel, Finance Manager

T: +254 741 484 441


Janki is part of Frontier Energy’s finance team and is the Finance Manager for three solar PV projects under Frontier Energy’s umbrella. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, Janki has over a decade of experience in Financial Analysis, Auditing and Reporting having worked for a leading manufacturing company in Kenya, Basco Products (Kenya) Ltd. Before that she specialised as an Auditor at Nalin Shah and Company handling various corporate clients. She is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Member of ACCA, United Kingdom, and holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from the University of Oxford Brookes, United Kingdom.

Anthony Kahindi

Anthony Kahindi, Finance Manager

T: +254 721 843 715


Anthony Kahindi is part of Frontier Energy’s finance team where he provides financial support and management to some of Frontier Energy’s projects in East Africa. Prior to joining Frontier Energy in 2020  Anthony has been working as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Akiira Geothermal Ltd since 2015, one of Frontier Energy’s subsidiary companies where his key responsibilities were Managing Project Finance activities to achieve financial Close and management of Investor/Shareholder relationships in accordance with the Shareholder and Share subscription agreements amongst other key responsibilities. Anthony is an experienced Finance professional with over 20 years of managerial work experience having worked as Finance Director at G4S Kenya Ltd, Finance Manager at Iberafrica Power (EA) Ltd amongst other organizations. Anthony is Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K), holds a B.Sc. in International Business Administration majoring in Finance and Accounting as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Finance and is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

Julius Friis-Hansen

Julius Friis-Hansen, Investment Associate

T: +45 5189 3685


Julius joined Frontier Energy as Analyst in 2021 and works part-time with fund administration and investment management out of the office in Copenhagen. Prior to Frontier Energy, Julius worked for 2 years at Engineers Without Boarders Denmark, working with various development projects in Africa as a financial controller. He holds a B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration and a M.Sc. in Finance and Strategic Management at Copenhagen Business School.

Camille Teillmann Ertbøll

Camille Teilmann Ertbøll, Analyst

T: +45 5157 4451


Camille joined Frontier Energy as Analyst in 2021 and works part-time with fund administration out of the office in Copenhagen. Prior to Frontier Energy, Camille has worked in an administrative position in a large multinational company as well as in various other student positions. She is currently enrolled in a Bachelor program studying Business Administration and Project Management at Copenhagen Business School.

Alimansi Isabirye

Alimansi Isabirye, Operations Manager

T: +256 760427712


Alimansi Isabirye is the Operations Manager of Frontier Energy portfolio in Uganda. Prior to Frontier Energy, Alimansi worked at Global Power Generation (GPG – Operations & Maintenance Uganda) for 6 years. The first 4.5 years at the 256 MW Bujagali Hydro power plant in the field of Electrical, Control and Instrumentation. And the last years as the Technical Services Manager for the Achwa I and II Hydro power plants in Pader District where he mainly oversaw the day-to-day operations and maintenance activities, established and enforced GPG policies, spearheaded the development of O & M procedures, oversaw Health & Safety, managed client relations and the transition from Voith Hydro (EPC contractor) to the client (Berkeley Energy). Alimansi has extensive experience in power system Automation, Control, Instrumentation, protection, Electrical installations, commissioning, testing and maintenance. He is a certified Asset Reliability Practitioner (ARP-E) with Mobius Institute and holds a B.Eng. in Telecommunications Engineering from Kyambogo University. He is currently writing his thesis for the M.Sc. in Power Systems Engineering from Makerere University.

Diana Namuganza

Diana Namuganza, Human Resource Manager

T: +256 774792075


Diana is the Human Resource Manager at Frontier Energy Portfolio in Uganda with 12 years of experience in administrative management. Prior to Frontier Energy, Diana worked as an Admissions officer at Victoria University where she was in-charge of administrative management, student admissions and management of the company’s social media websites. Diana holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a major in public relations and is currently studying for her MA in Human Resource Management at Liverpool John Moores University.

Robert Ssozi

Robert Ssozi, Maintenance Manager

T: +256 783418401


Robert Ssozi is the maintenance manager at Frontier Energy portfolio in Uganda. Prior to joining Frontier Energy in 2022, Robert worked with an EPC contractor, Voith Hydro, as the Project Electromechanical Engineer during the construction, testing, and commissioning of the 42MW Achwa 1 hydro power plant. Earlier with Voith Hydro, he supervised the erection and testing of the 41MW Achwa 2 hydro power station. He led the overhaul, repair, testing and stagewise commissioning of the E&M installations, after the Achwa 2 power station inundation incident. Before his journey into Hydropower projects implementation, he worked in a key role with the Operation and Maintenance team for the 250MW Bujagali Hydro power station. He has commissioned more than 88MW and has a wealth of technical, practical and theoretical experience in Francis turbines, Kaplan turbines, Pelton turbines, Hydro Generators. He holds a B. Eng. in Automotive & Power engineering (Hons.) from Kyambogo University, currently a master’s degree student in Business Administration (MBA) from Liverpool John Moores University, UK.

Shaban Bogere Mutakubwa

Shaban Bogere Mutakubwa, Environment, Health & Safety Manager

Tel: +256 782255258


Shaban is the EHS Manager of at Frontier Energy portfolio in Uganda. Prior to joining Frontier Energy in 2017, Shaban worked on the 250MW Bujagali Hydropower project for 9 years under the EPC contractor Salini Construttori SPA-Uganda (Currently WEBUILD) serving in different capacities under HSE Department to level of Ag. HSE Manager and the organisation achieved ISO certifications of HSE Management systems (ISO 18001 and ISO 14001) by SGS. He has extensive experience in implementing and auditing of the EHS standards and best industrial practices locally and internationally.

He is a founding member of the safety and health association of Uganda. He holds a Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering & Management from Kyambogo University, Diploma in workplace safety and health from ALISON, Diploma in HSSE for sustainable hydropower operations in Africa from International Centre for Hydropower (ICH), certified in First Aid, Fire fighting & prevention, Fundamentals of project management, Risk Assessments, Safety in Design, Social risk management and NEBOSH IGC.

Tom Rukundo

Tom Rukundo, Compliance Manager

T: +256 785713305


Tom is the Compliance Manager of Frontier Energy portfolio in Uganda. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, Tom worked for 5 years as Manager Compliance & Admin for Butama and Ndugutu hydro power projects. Before he worked with PSI ,an international health related NGO as Treasury accountant and thereafter diversified into projects implementation and served as Area Program officer coordinating 5 health programs in 4 districts. He holds a degree in Accounting from Makerere University,Pgd in management from UMI and an MBA from Nkumba University.

Kyomuhendo Topias

Kyomuhendo Topias, Social Safeguards Manager

T: +256 782790218


Kyomuhendo Topias is the Social Safeguards Manager at Frontier Energy portfolio in Uganda. Prior to her appointment, Topias worked with Bujagali Energy Limited and Kikagati Power Company Limited where she designed and spearheaded the implementation of community development projects which included interactions with the investors team, contractors and government institutions ensuring social compliance. She has undergone various training courses in Social Impact Assessments in renewable energy projects, Social Risks Management, gender analyses and assessments, Social Monitoring, and Evaluation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social works and social Administration from Makerere University and a post graduate Diploma in project planning and management from Uganda Management Institute.

Pascal Lasnier


Pascal Lasnier, Investor Relations Director

T: +45 40422042


Pascal is Investor Relations Director at Frontier Energy where he focuses on investor relations and fundraising. Prior to joining Frontier Energy, Pascal worked 4 years as Sr. Investor Relations Officer at Windspace a Danish solar and wind developer where he led capital raising and transactions activities. Prior to that Pascal worked as head of emerging markets equities for 10 years first at Kirkbi A/S then at Maj Invest where he managed large portfolios and funds. Before that Pascal worked 17 years for various multifamily offices and global private banks in Luxembourg advising ultra-high net worth individuals. Pascal holds a BBA from the European University of Brussels and was Series 7 and 3 broker registered while he worked at Merrill Lynch from 1993 to 2001.