MEET OUR TEAM
Founder & CEO
Daniel has over a decade of experience in management consulting, banking and entrepreneurship in Europe and the Middle East, with a focus on utilities, renewable energy & energy efficiency. Prior to founding Enerwhere, Daniel held roles at Ambata Capital, Booz & Company, A.T. Kearney and DEG (KfW Group).
Daniel holds a master’s degree in International Business from Maastricht University and is the co-author of several studies on the potential for renewable energy in Europe and the Middle East.
Chief Operating Officer
Stefan Mueckstein, has 20+ years of strategy and operations experience. He manages and increases the efficiency of Enerwhere’s operations such as HR, Finance and IT.
He previously held senior roles at Accenture, Dubai Economic Council, OC&C Strategy Consultants, and Deloitte Consulting.
Stefan holds an MBA from Kellog School of Management, Northwestern University, USA.
Strategic Finance Director
Alice has over a decade of experience in renewable energy in the Middle East and Africa working for organisations such as IFC and Adam Smith International. Prior to Enerwhere, Alice worked on improving the prospects for renewables in the Middle East as the CEO of the MENA Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC).
Trained as a project finance lawyer at McCann Fitzgerald in Ireland, she holds a Masters Degree in Climate Change and Energy from Columbia University, where she was awarded a fellowship and Fulbright scholarship for energy and environment.
Head - Data Analytics / R&D
Hassan has nearly a decade of hands-on experience in business operations, production planning, procurement, and the management of multiple-million USD budgets. Past work has included environmental management consulting in the UK SME sector & techno-economic evaluations of novel water and power production technologies in MENA.
Hassan holds a MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering & Entrepreneurship from the University of Nottingham in the UK.
Head - Industrial Power
Imran is an experienced power systems engineer who is responsible for design and implementation of Enerwhere’s advanced hybrid systems. Imran started his career as an electrical engineer in the mining industry, followed by 5 years in academic research on renewable energy power systems, including a stint a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, where he worked on PV-based DC microgrid control with the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE).
Imran holds a Masters degree in Electrical Power Engineering from Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi and is currently pursuing a PhD in electrical power engineering from the same institute.
Head - Off-grid Division
Feras currently leads the off-grid team at Enerwhere. He previously served clients in the Middle East & Africa as an ESG advisor on sustainability, social responsible investments and stakeholder engagement covering UN PRI, IR, SASB, GRI, CDP and OECD standards.
Feras holds a BSc in Power & Energy Engineering from PSUT in Amman, Jordan and a business diploma from Kelley School of Business, Indiana. Feras is also an Alumni of the AMENDS program at Stanford University.
Director of Middle East Expansion
Naim has almost a decade of experience in business development and project management in the renewable energy sector, with his key focus being Solar, EPC, Contracting, MEP work, District cooling technology and Power Generation.
Prior to joining Enerwhere, Naim managed stakeholders and helped to develop new partnerships, markets and opportunities regarding power generation and distribution in the Middle East, Italy and Africa.
Naim holds a degree in Electrical Power Engineering from Al Yarkmouk University in Jordan, as well as an MBA from Heriot Watt University in the United Kingdom.
As Operations Manager, Luca coordinates the installation and operation of our off-grid hybrid plants, as well as the O&M of our grid connected installations. Luca has a diverse professional background, ranging from management consulting in IT, to leading research on renewable energy management and waste-to-energy projects. He spearheaded some cutting edge projects in the wealth management industry and he published several papers on advanced energy conversion technologies on international journals. His extensive and varied experience puts him in a unique position to orchestrate our data driven operation, with special focus on both high-level innovation and high-end service provision.
Luca holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from Politecnico di Milano and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (currently part of Khalifa university).
Senior Director - Oil & Gas
Axel has 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas Industry, originally with the French Operator TOTAL for 10 years as a reservoir engineer and later completion engineer. Subsequently, he joined Schlumberger where he stayed 16 years before joining OilSERV in Dubai before joining Enerwhere to expand the off grid business with the oil & Gas industry. Axel worked across all continents, managing large start-up projects initially in Heavy Oil and Deep water, then later as a VP for multiple business lines in US, South America and later Middle East. He was MD in China, Japan and Korea and most recently in Iraq.
Graduated from a French Engineering School in Aeronautics, then obtained a MS in Mechanical engineering in Corvallis, Oregon.
Head - Procurement
Yavuz leads Enerwhere’s procurement department. He leverages his technical understanding of supply chain management and logistics gained through extensive project management of grid connected and off-grid projects.
He previously held key roles in technical design, permitting, construction management, data management and marketing.
Yavuz holds a Masters Degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Istanbul Sabanci University in Turkey.
Corporate Development Analyst
Laine has hands-on experience in corporate finance, investor relations and strategy analysis. She works on market analysis, financial planning and corporate development. Past experience includes working in microfinance fund in Ghana and electric vehicle market in Latvia.
Laine holds a BA in Economics from New York University Abu Dhabi in the UAE, where she graduated with distinction.
Sara specializes in the design & implementation of grid connected rooftop solar power plants. She is responsible for designing technical documents, permitting, design approvals, and also supervises project implementation.
Sara holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering from the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.