The Team

Mr. Henrik M. Christensen
Chairman of Ada Solar Energy Ltd.
(61 years old, Danish citizen)

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Owner and Chairman at Ada Solar Energy Ltd. (Ghana).
  • MBA in Shipping and Logistics and specialises in shipping, logistics and supply chain industry as well as M&A services.
  • Extensive international business network in China, Africa and Europe.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • 40+ years in shipping and transportation industry with e.g. German world leader Kuehne & Nagel.
  • Lived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for 10 years and thereafter 8 years in the UK.
  • From 1996 situated in Hong Kong working as independent M&A consultant including listing of companies in the US.
  • In 2012 acted as consultant for Chinese oil & gas in Nigeria for refinery projects in Nigeria worth USD 6 billion.
  • In 2013 acted as consultant for Ghana company to build inland ports and refinery in Ghana and founded Ada Solar Energy Ltd., to build 200MW of solar and wind farms in Ghana.
  • Also building Guinea Shipping Corporation, a national shipping line as a JV between the Republic of Guinea with a mandate to carry the first 50% of the country import and export.

 

Mr. Lars Møller Salling.
(39 years old, Danish citizen)

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Partner (Attorney-at-Law) at Energy Attorneys (until 2015 at Kromann Reumert, Denmark’s leading law firm).

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Specialized in Energy Law and Mergers & Acquisitions since 2004. Advising players ranging from large corporations and international clients to smaller businesses within the Danish and European energy sectors, including the largest utility companies in Denmark. The work centred inter alia on assisting clients develop, sell and purchase wind and solar projects and project manage the very large M&A deals.
  • Inter alia Danish contributor to Herbert Smith's "European Energy Review" publication for several years.

 

Mr. Akindeji O. Akinade
Country Director, Ada Solar Energy Ltd.
(45 years old, Nigerian citizen)

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Owner and Country Director at Ada Solar Energy Ltd. (Ghana).
  • Chief Representative( West Africa) of Corporate Capital Consultants, HK.
  • Extensive business network in Nigeria and Ghana.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Trained as Project Management Consultant in the United Kingdom.
  • Worked for One of Nigeria’s biggest Insurance Firms, IGI.
  • In 2013 acted as sub-consultant for Ghana company to build inland ports and refinery in Ghana and founded Ada Solar Energy Ltd., to build 200MW of solar and wind farms in Ghana.
  • In 2013, appointed Special Adviser to Federal Commissioner in Population Commission in Nigeria.
  • Represents Corporate Capital Consultants, Hong Kong in business development and Management in West Africa .

 

Mr. Jens Moller Salling
Director of Ada Solar Energy Ltd.
(65 years old, Danish citizen)

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Owner and COO at Ada Solar Energy Ltd.
  • Consultant to a number of infrastructure projects in Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria gaining valuable local expertise in the process.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • 15 years Corporate Managerial work experience in Africa, Asia & Europe in the shipping and equipment leasing industries including a posting to Lagos, Nigeria as Owner’s Representative for the shipping line of The East Asiatic Company, at the time Scandinavia’s largest business Group.
  • 27 years as Independent, managing companies in the sectors of shipping & logistics, Owner’s Representative for North Asia for Angola’s national shipping line 1992 - 1997, equipment leasing - sprinkled with consultancy assignments in Africa.
  • Consultancy assignments focused on Inland Container Terminals (and associated infrastructure) in Nigeria & Ghana and the setting up of a national shipping company in Guinea.