Founder & CEO, Africa GreenCo
Ana is a Founder & CEO of Africa GreenCo. Africa GreenCo Group via its operating entity GreenCo Power Services Limited (GreenCo) acts as an intermediary offtaker and service provider, purchasing power from renewable IPPs and selling that electricity to utilities and private sector offtakers (i.e. commercial and industrial users) and markets of the SAPP. GreenCo will mitigate the risk of purchaser default through an ability to secure alternative buyers or through short-term trading on the SAPP electricity markets.
Through its participation in competitive power markets, GreenCo will promote cross-border power transactions and a more dynamic and liquid short-term power market. Through its activities, GreenCo will increase the supply of, and demand for, finance for energy projects, and mobilise private sector capital more quickly towards critical and transformative capacity addition.
Ana is qualified as a lawyer in both England & Wales and the State of New York and is an infrastructure and energy professional with more than 15 years’ experience in a variety of transactions including project finance, public-private partnerships and project development, working on energy and infrastructure projects in emerging markets. Ana trained with Allen & Overy LLP and worked for Fulbright & Jaworski LLP and Trinity International LLP advising on a diverse range of projects within the energy sector, predominately in emerging markets and in particular in Sub-Saharan Africa.