Speaker Details

Wolfgang Gregor

 Wolfgang Gregor
Solar-Connect eG

Since 2015 CEO of Solar Connect eG a German Cooperative with a focus on financing Access to Energy & Productive Use in Sub Sahara Africa. From 2012 to 2014 founding member and Secretary General of the Global Off-Grid Association (GOGLA). He has been a member of the GOGLA Supervisory Board since 2014. Prior to this, he worked from 1989 to 2012 as "Senior Vice President" in various management positions at Osram AG, including Sales Director and Managing Director of the subsidiaries in Taiwan and China. In his later function as "Corporate Chief Sustainability Officer" he was Vice President of the German and European Lighting Association from 2008 to 2012. As part of his international activities, Wolfgang Gregor was a consultant and lecturer for various universities, associations and institutions such as the World Bank / IFC, GIZ, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the EU Commission. Prior to Osram, he worked for two years as a government advisor to the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Saudi Arabia. Wolfgang Gregor began his professional career in merchant shipping; he is a qualified nautical engineer (Diplom-Nautiker) and Master Mariner (Kapitän / AG).