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The Team

Management Team

Mawuli Tse

Executive Director

Mawuli Tse is the Executive Director of Solar Light. He has a varied background in telecommunications, internet, renewable energy, and engineering. Mr. Tse served as a consultant to the government of Cape Verde in a project to install and finance 5,000 photovoltaic systems in homes on the island nation. Mr. Tse holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Technology Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Martin Akuetey

Projects Manager

Martin Akuetey is Projects Manager for Solar Light. He coordinates large institutional projects, and led the successful installation of a 315kWp solar project for a major international research institution in Ghana.

Esther Bonney

Finance Manager

Esther Bonney is the Finance Manager of Solar Light. She is an experienced accounting and administration professional with extensive experience in the renewables and oil and gas industries. She is fluent in English and French, and holds a degree in Financial Management and Accounting from Ibn Tofail University in Morocco.

Hope Siabi

Administrative Officer

Hope Siabi is the Administrative Officer of Solar Light. He holds a Higher National Diploma in building technology, and has been engaged in many major construction and project management initiatives.

Doris Ashrifia Ashrifie

Marketing officer

Doris Ashrifia Ashrifie is the Marketing officer of Solar Light. She’s in charge of all our marketing and online platforms. She’s experienced in Social media and event management. She holds a degree in Psychology and Linguistics from the University of Ghana, Legon.

Mawuli Ankou

Customer Service Officer

Mawuli Ankou is the Customer Service Officer at Solar Light. He is in charge of order fulfillment and management of the company’s retail outlet. Mawuli holds a degree in information systems and has several years of experience in customer service and support.

Solar Light Advisory Board

Charles Asubonten is a CPA and CFA who currently runs a private equity fund. He has an extensive background in the energy and mining sectors. He has held executive and finance positions at DTE Energy, Mopani Mines (Zambia), and Ford Motor Company.

Charles Botchway is an investment banker and CEO of Madison Street Capital in Chicago. He is a renowned M&A specialist with a strong record of advising diverse companies successfully evaluate and negotiate partnerships for growth.

Jemadari Kamara is head of the African Studies program at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. He has spent decades developing deep links in Africa through projects, research, and student programs. He presently heads the Youth Empowerment Service program in the US, Cape Verde, Senegal, and Benin.

Bill Keefe is President of online clothing retailer Julianna Rae. He has a long career in marketing and business development, and has held executive positions at EMC, Africa Online, and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo.