2014 - present: Entrepreneurship training and Sustainable Energy product sales and business development in 9 African countries. Took part e.g. in the World Bank 'Lighting Lives of Liberia' (LLL) supplying Solar lamps to people in rural areas of Liberia. Supplied also 10,000 Solar lamps to vulnerable people during the Ebola crisis.
2012 – present: Extensive experience on solar (PV) technology and applications ranging from small Solar Home Systems to larger installations with or without grid connection, including a Solar system for the Norwegian embassy in Ghana.
Training of community groups, especially the younger generations, in entrepreneurship and business modelling and related tools, with special focus on skills needed for small/medium scale start-ups. Renewable energy opportunities often used as demo cases.
2009 - 2013: Biogas, hydropower and rural electrification consultancy, hereunder business strategy, commercialization and internationalization.
1998 - 2008: International environmental consultancy assignments on behalf of EU Commission, IFC (World Bank), EBRD (European Bank of Reconstruction and Development) and NORAD (Norwegian aid agency). The consultancy assignments resulted in extensive experience with donor organisations, project management and working in developing countries.
1992 – 2012: Electrical engineering, specializing in work related to certification of products and related inspections at production facilities and final installations. Extensive experience also in project management work, quality management and business development processes.
1989 - 1996: Advisory services at national and international levels towards the protection of the environment.