ASA Team & Advisory Board participants
Over his 36-year career he has spanned a range of disciplines related to business development, international business, and project and technical management. He has founded and led several not for profit associations including the Emirates Solar Industry Association (ESIA), Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Associations (SASIA) and Solar GCC Alliance aimed at furthering the growth of solar energy in the Middle East
A 10 year veteran to the solar industry with an extensive background in solar installation design and operations as well as architectural solar product development. Chris is a licensed professional structural engineer. In addition to his efforts with ASA he operates his own solar product development firm SolMotiv where he consults directly with the full value chain of both the PV and curtain wall industries. Chris is a co-inventor on 3 solar technology patents as well as 3 pending patents. Chris holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado in Boulder.
A 10 year veteran of the architectural solar industry as the founder of EnergyGlass, an Italian architectural solar glass manufacturing and consulting firm. Renato has extensive experience in project feasibility analysis, technology selection and implementation. Renato understands the full value chain of BIPV and brings a strong background to the ASA team.
Driven by a passion for renewable energy over the last 8 years in the Middle East and Asia, Anoop is experienced in handling BIPV projects from small to large. Moreover he is focused on using creativity and aesthetics to incorporate photovoltaics into any building. Experienced with coloured solar glass manufacturing (Kromatix) and OEM of solar panels. He is very well experienced in managing BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaic) and BAPV (Building Applied Photovoltaic) projects from concept to delivery while collaborating with developers, architects, consultants, manufacturers, installers and local regulatory authorities. In addition to his contribution to ASA, he is an appointed BIPV Solar Expert with a German Consultancy named GOPA International Energy Consultants Gmbh, Dubai, UAE.
Electronics Engineering Professional for last 22 years. Currently engaged with Hensel Electric India Private Limited for more than 17 years. Responsibilities include Head Product Management, Head Solar Sales & Marketing for India, UAE and South Africa. Hensel is a 100 % subsidiary of Gustav Hensel GmbH Co. & KG, Germany, 90 year old German pioneer, in the field of Electrical Installation & Distribution Systems.