Founder & Managing Director
Baptiste is a renewable energy expert and project finance specialist with ten years experience in this field in Africa. His past collaborations include project developers, national utilities, multilateral donors/lenders, governments and private investors, consulting and engineering companies. Before founding SandRose, Baptiste worked for the Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy as Wind & Site Engineer. He then joined Aldwych International as Project Manager in charge of the management of the technical development for 410 MW wind farm projects in East Africa, notably the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya and the 100 MW Singida Wind East Africa wind farm project in Tanzania. He has project experience in Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Bosnia, Turkey, Iran, Brazil, Senegal, Nigeria, Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya. Baptiste holds an MSc in Wind Energy Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and an MSc in Chemical and Environmental Engineering from the National Institute for Applied Sciences of Toulouse, France.