Meet our team
Founder – CEO
For 20 years, Chris has been active in the development, engineering, financing and operational management of renewable energy projects (onshore wind, biomass to energy, solar PV, energy storage, waste to energy). His international experience in business and project development, project management and general management is extensive, including examples in India, Singapore, France, Portugal, Italy, Poland, The Czech Republic… He has a proven track record in start-ups and fast-growing companies in the renewable energy sector including Eneco, Enfinity, Parkwind, KeppelSeghers, Waterleau. Chris is co-founder of Tiger Power and focusses on Business Development, Strategy and Innovation.
Founder – CTO
Jessica has 20 years of multidisciplinary experience in engineering, product development and project management for companies such as Barlo Plastics, Recticel, Samsonite, KeppelSeghers and Stabila. She has hands-on experience in project and production environments in Poland, Singapore, Czech Republic, Germany, etc. Jessica is co-founder of Tiger Power and today drives Product Development and Innovation within Tiger Power.
For 25 years, Dries has been professionally active in the service sector, both as a manager and as an entrepreneur. After having served as CEO of Associated Weavers, he co-founded Origis Energy in 2008 which then became an international developer, financier and administrator of large-scale solar power projects. Today, Dries sits on the board of various companies in the renewable energy sector (solar and wind). Within Tiger Power, he focusses on financial matters.
Mechanical Design Engineer
Simon graduated as Master of Sciences, Industrial Sciences, Industrial Design at the University of Ghent, Belgium. He joined our team after his graduation and he’s eager to share his passion for renewable energy, his creativity and his motivation. He takes on the mechanical design and product innovation of Tiger Power.
Kinga graduated as Bachelor of Psychology in Management at WSB In Poznan (Poland). After her graduation she moved to Belgium, where she collected several years of working experience as an office executive at an international company. With the end of 2017, Kinga joined the team of Tiger Power where she will be responsible for overall administration and management assistance.
Cis graduated as Master of Sciences, Industrial Sciences, Electrical Engineering at the University of Ghent, Belgium. Upon completing his Masters he worked as a researcher at Lemcko, the electrotechnical research centre of the University of Ghent. Over 3 years he was actively involved in several research projects related to decentralised storage, Power-to-Gas and mini-grids. He is co-author of the book “Laagspanningsinstallaties: technologie en ontwerp” (ISBN: 978-90-8154-983-7) and lectured in Power Quality and Low-Voltage technologies. Today, Cis is responsible for the electrical design of Tiger Power’s scalable mini-grid systems.
Business Development Manager East Africa
Jonathan is passionate about contributing to a growing economy while reducing emissions. With every PowerCamp Tiger Power installs new households prosper and businesses grow. Without emitting hazardous greenhouse gases. Jonathan joined our team after working for Bond Beter Leefmilieu, the United Nations Climate Secretariat, and studying Climate Change Policy. He is supported with a grant from the Prince Albert Funds and will develop business in East Africa.
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Embedded Software Engineer
Maarten graduated as Master in Electronics design at Groep-T in Leuven. His career started as a designer of complex digital electronics in the Avionics industry. He gradually moved to the software domain encompassing low level drivers up to embedded system architecture design. Maarten brings 13 years of experience in embedded systems and high reliability design to the sustainable energy products of Tiger Power. He is responsible for the embedded controllers in Tiger Power’s solutions.