MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND SUNHELP
The founding members
We are a young, committed team with a great interest in other countries and cultures, charitable thinking and ... solar energy! Together we cover a broad spectrum of knowledge and benefit from each other’s experience. Whether it’s technology, economics, media or IT: we have the right expert for every question.
Founder & Chairman
Sebastian is a committed solar energy expert. During his studies he specialized on sustainability and environmentally friendly energy supply and gained valuable experience working as an international energy consultant. He is the author of several green-energy-related papers. Since July 2016 he is travelling the world and implementing new solar projects. His mission: Around the World in 100 Solar Systems!
Treasurer/Member of the Board
Anne is our financial expert. In the active implementation of projects, she deals with funding, cost calculation, PR & media as well as invoicing. Anne is responsible for the association’s bank account, incomes and expenditures. Since July 2016 she is travelling the world and implementing new solar projects. Her mission: Around the World in 100 Solar Systems!
1st Deputy Chairman
Riccardo is working in the sales department of the german solar company Mobisol in Kenia. Since July 2014 he is living in East-Africa and has gained valuable experience in off-grid solar technology as well as in sales and sourcing of suitable solar systems. He supports our NGO in matters of product sourcing and in terms of development cooperation.
M.Sc. Facility Management
2nd Deputy Chairman
Armin is a very experienced energy expert who has worked in the energy sector for over 25 years. The association benefits greatly from his knowledge in the fields of energy supply, project management and organisation. He also advises the association on all issues relating to energy technology and the energy industry.
Eric is our IT specialist. He is currently studying for a doctorate in Big Dataand Data Analytics at the University of Luxembourg. As a supporter of renewable energies, he assists the solar association with a lot of technical questions and contributes to the successful implementation of projects with his innovative ideas.
Dorothee is a graduate conference interpreter and journalist. She is currently working as a reporter and presenter for the Franco-German broadcaster ARTE. She has previously worked for Deutsche Welle in Berlin and the news broadcaster France24 in Paris. In the association, she is responsible for PR and media issues.
As the manager of Farbraumdruck GmbH, Stefan contributes goal-oriented experience in the fields of corporate management, strategy advice and international business sector development. The association benefits from his broad range of knowledge, particularly in issues related to contractual and commercial matters.
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich
Patron of SunHelp International
Dr. Uwe Leprich has been a professor at the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes (HTW Saar) since 1995. He is the co-founder of the Institut für ZukunftsEnergieSysteme (IZES gGmbH) in Saarbrücken and has been the Institute’s technical director since 2011.
Among other positions, Dr. Uwe Leprich was the expert member of the 14th German Bundestag’s enquiry commission into sustainable energy supplies and has provided a great deal of expert advice to the Federal Ministry for the Environment and Economic Affairs. He is also the spokesman for the Renewable Energy Research Association (FVEE).
Prof. Dr. Leprich has been the patron of SunHelp International since it was founded.
Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning
Honorary member of SunHelp International
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