The Africa Opportunity Platform (AOP) management team relies on the experience and expertise of high profile leaders in business to best serve its members.
Clarence S. Haynes has a trade and investment advisory practice in which he advises clients on the development and implementation of trade and investment strategies in the emerging markets. Formerly with Bankers Trust Company (now a part of Deutsche Bank) and the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, Mr. Haynes’ extensive advisory experience includes start-ups, PPPs, company reorganization, emerging market funds, and equipment procurement in among others, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and Mozambique.
Steven Moti heads and founded GSC Energy, a subsidiary of GSC Holdings, which has entered into a 27-year Partnership Agreement with the Cameroon government to build Solar Parks to the cumulative value of $2.2 billion.
The partnership translates into a construction period of two years, before reaching commercial close, and a 25-year power purchase agreement.
The project will be rolled out in the second half of this year, mainly in the northern provinces and those in the extreme north.
20 years of business and finance experience. Advisor to some of the most successful CEO's in the U.S. Vast experience in the technology area: Healthcare, Energy, Communications and Internet of Things. Mr. White is a known visionary in identifying market niches. He has held several C level positions as CEO for two energy companies.
Mr. White has an extensive finance and investment background as Senior Consultant to Safeguard Scientific, a leading publicly- owned venture capital company
Mr. Omozaphue William Akalumhe is a Director and Board Member of PriVida Limited UK (and its subsidiaries in the USA, Cameroon and Nigeria), AOS Orwell Limited, XanFun Limited UK, ProXsure Limited UK, 3-D Hitech and a number of other companies. After about 30 years’ experience working in not-for-profit, consulting and energy, Omozaphue co-founded PriVida in 2013 to kick-start a renewable energy revolution in Africa.
Tom Bryson-CEO of EnerDynamic Systems Inc. has been a principal in the renewable energy industry for 15 years. He has 17 technology patent applications in the field of wind, solar hybrid electrical generation. Tom leads all international activities of 7 EnerDynamic divisions and has Project Development experience in North America, Europe, Africa and India.