THE FACES BEHIND SUNHELP
We are a young team of committed people with enthusiasm for foreign countries and cultures, charitable thinking and… solar energy! Together we cover a wide range of knowledge and benefit from our mutual experience. Whether technology, business administration, media or IT: we have the right expert ready for every question.
Sebastian is a solar energy expert and leads our worldwide projects. He studied renewable energies and has several years of professional experience in the international energy context. He has also published several publications on topics related to the energy industry. Since July 2016 he has been traveling around the world implementing new solar projects. His mission: "Around the world in 100 solar systems"!
Board / Finance Officer
Anne is our finance expert and is heavily involved in the operational implementation of our solar projects. She takes care of the club's finances, PR and media issues. In addition, she prepares the profit and loss account for the association and is responsible for the continuous acquisition of sponsors. Since July 2016 she has been on a world tour with her husband Sebastian. Their mission: "Around the world in 100 solar systems"!
1st Deputy Chairman
Riccardo has been with our association since July 2014, but also as a sales representative for the energy company ENGIE active in Kenya and Tanzania and installs solar systems in remote regions of East Africa. He also supports the association with the procurement of suitable solar systems and with general questions of development cooperation.
M.Sc. Facility Management
2nd Deputy Chairman
Armin is a very experienced energy expert and has been working in the energy industry for over 25 years. The association benefits significantly from his knowledge in the areas of energy supply, project management and organization. He also advises the association on all technical and energy-related issues.
Dorothee is a qualified conference interpreter and journalist. She is currently working as a reporter and announcer for the Franco-German broadcaster ARTE. She previously worked for Deutsche Welle in Berlin and the news channel France24 in Paris. At the association she is responsible for translations and the multilingual website.
Eric is our IT specialist. He received his doctorate on the topics of "Big Data" and "Data Analytics" from the University of Luxembourg. As a friend of renewable energies, he supports the solar association with many technical questions and contributes to the successful implementation of the projects with his innovative ideas.
As a former managing director of the printing company Farbraumdruck GmbH , Stefan brings specific experience in the areas of corporate management, strategy consulting and international business development. The association benefits from his broad knowledge, especially when it comes to contractual and commercial issues.
Eugen is online marketing & SEO expert. As managing director of the marketing company KKP he has extensive experience in the fields of marketing, company presentations and business strategies. He actively supports the association in fundraisers and campaigns.
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich
Patron of SunHelp International
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich is head of the “Climate Protection and Energy” department of the Federal Environment Agency. He has also been a professor at the University of Applied Sciences Saarland (HTW Saar) since 1995 and co-founder of the Institute for Future Energy Systems (IZES gGmbH) in Saarbrücken.
Prof. Dr. Leprich was, among other things, an expert member of the Enquete Commission of the 14th German Bundestag "Sustainable Energy Supply" and often worked as an expert for the Federal Ministry for the Environment and Economics. He is also spokesman for the Research Association for Renewable Energies.
Prof. Dr. Leprich is since the foundation of the association in 2014 patron of SunHelp International e.V.
Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning
Honorary Member of SunHelp International
Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning is one of the leading German experts in the field of renewable energies with well over 100 journal and conference contributions as well as over 100 lectures and appearances on radio and TV.
He has been a professor for the subject of Regenerative Energy Systems since 2004 at the University of Technology and Economics HTW Berlin and spokesperson for the course Renewable Energies. From 1999 to 2004 he was project manager for solar system analysis at the German Aerospace Center.
Prof. Dr. Quaschning is since the foundation of the association in 2014 Honorary member of SunHelp International e.V.