Adeyemi Asaleye
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Technical Director
Adeyemi is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder with special responsibility of technical overseer of all the company projects from initial design through to the commissioning. He has a post graduate certificate in Renewable Energy and Energy Management from the University of Ulster (UK), an advanced professional training certificate in Renewable Energies from the Bulgarian ministry of Energy & Technology (Germany) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with Solar Energy from Bowen University Iwo (Nigeria). He has attended several local and international renewable energy training and he always educate himself on improving his renewable energy technical know-how. His tenacious and proactive approach has resulted in numerous important contract wins for the company. His excellent energy management skills has provided several clients with energy bills reduction and efficient uninterrupted power supply and his technicalities has given the organization a reputable name with good integrity in the renewable energy industry both nationally and internationally. Outside of work, Adeyemi plays Lawn Tennis and in love with anything technical/mechanical.
Damilola Asaleye
Chief Operation Officer and Co-Founder
Damilola has responsibilities within the company as Marketing, Sales and Operation, Solar Academy Director. She is currently doing her PhD. in Energy Engineering with the MeSSO Research Group, Cork Institute of Technology (Ireland). She has a Master of Science degree in Physics from University of Ibadan (Nigeria) with specialty in Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with Solar Energy from Bowen University Iwo (Nigeria). She has research publications centered on renewable energy and continues to improve her cognition of energy research and industry. Her knowledge of the energy industry and ability to develop client relationships has resulted in annual increase in business renewals for the organization. Damilola has been named one the foremost women in renewable energy Nigeria by the Environment Africa Group and Environment Africa Magazine. She is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassador and has inspired several young people to choose STEM path; through mentoring, tutoring and presentations. She uses her experience to train and educate her community on benefits of energy management. She aims to reduce her country’s dependency on fossil fuel through energy management and renewable energy awareness. Away from solar energy, Damilola is a dedicated family woman and passionate photographer.
Folake Apara-Fawunmi
Non Executive Director
Folake holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Her professional career started with UAC of Nigeria Plc. She worked with UAC for 15 years, rising to become Legal Services Department Manager. As an executive manager, she attended diverse management and development courses, seminars and conferences in Nigeria and the UK. She subsequently became a special adviser at a boutique law firm in the UK and then joined Amnesty International’s London office for two years. She went on to work as the Corporate Affairs Manager of Chams Plc, a leading ICT firm in Nigeria, which was instrumental in the introduction of chip-and-pin technology into the Nigerian market in 2003—two years before chip-and-pin took effect in the UK. In Vienna, Austria, she spent 8 years researching model laws and developing policy guidelines for Nigeria’s green growth future, and subsequently served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council on Climate Change. She is the founder of Climate Smart Club, Nigeria and organization with a mission of reducing the flow of green house gases to the atmosphere and raising public awareness about environmental protection.