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Eco Energy World (EEW) Company: Who We Are

> 10

Years

20

Projects

~ 1.3GW

Developed

~ 10.1GW

Pipeline

With more than ten years of experience and 1300 MW developed, across Europe and Asia-Pacific, Eco Energy World is one of the pioneers of the solar power industry. We develop modern solar power stations around the world; generating clean and renewable energy. Our diverse team, combines technical skills with a rigorous commercial mind-set, borne of more than a decade in the business. This unique blend of skills and experience enables us to drive and deliver every stage of solar power plant development to lowest CAPEX enabling our projects to compete with any power generation.

Our unique business model is entirely focused on the non-subsidised solar and renewable energy market which globally offers a potential 2,000 GW market up to 2040, providing a circa USD$10 trillion opportunity.

Since our establishment, EEW has built a strong track record in the industry, developing excellent relationships with key players in the renewable and energy sectors. EEW interacts with financial investors, infrastructure funds and private equity firms as well as with large utility players and oil & gas companies.

EEW’s business model is to sell projects when they are Ready to Build (‘RTB’), which has been the historic foundation of our operation.

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Svante Kumlin
Chief Executive Officer

Svante Kumlin is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of renewable energy developer Eco Energy World (EEW). In addition to his role as CEO, he is also a board member of EEW.

The serial entrepreneur launched his first company at the age of 20, and over the past 38 years he has worked in several industries, growing multiple businesses from start-up to mature enterprises. With experience in M&A, private equity, and venture capital investments, he has built on this experience, successfully drawing investment into his company, Eco Energy World a leading, global developer of utility-scale solar energy projects.

Svante Kumlin has a track record of successful exits from his ventures and investments, and now focuses his energy on ensuring a clean future for all. He has spent the past 20 years focusing on green technology industries such as oil recovery from submerged tankers, solar module production, recyclable office supplies, and renewable energy development, as well as hydrogen production.

Passionate about the clean energy industry, he is at the forefront of new commercial and technical solutions for the race to net-zero emissions, and for the past 13 years has focused on the development of solar power and renewable energy projects.

Svante Kumlin has deep expertise in renewable energy and finance and has positioned himself as one of the leading voices in the industry on solar and green hydrogen technology. He is a frequent speaker and attendee at renewable energy events and conferences around the world. In addition to industry events, he is often invited to green energy conferences on behalf of UK and Australian governments, parliamentary representatives, and diplomats. Previously, he has been a speaker at the Green Hydrogen Summit and a panelist as part of the Technology to Zero Summit at COP26.

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Panagiotis Sarris
Chief Operating Officer

Panagiotis Sarris has 17 years of successful track record in renewables, with emphasis in the solar (photovoltaic) sector. Before joining EEW, his longer engagements in the sector had been with the German developers ABO Wind AG and juwi AG, for a total of 11 years.

In ABO Wind AG, he led the company's newly established solar division, as General Manager and Member of the Management Board, contributing materially to the fast development of company's multi-GW global solar pipeline. Earlier, in juwi AG, he directed the successful market entry and company operations, in Greece and Turkey, as Chairman of the BoD and Managing Director of juwi's local subsidiaries. Shorter engagements of his in the sector include leading of the start-up of Conergy AG in Greece and an energy consulting firm in the UK. Before renewables, his primary focus had been the telecoms sector, for about 10 years. He is an Electrical Engineer with postgraduate studies in UCL, UK.

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Kaveh Ertefei
CFO

Kaveh has over 20 years of experience in renewable energy, private equity and investment banking. Prior to joining EEW, he served as CEO of a private equity partnership focused on renewable energy and also founded and served as CEO of solar start-up - responsible for 1,600 staff in Europe, the US and Asia across manufacturing, technology, and project development businesses. He has been involved in over 1.5 GW utility-scale solar transactions globally. Kaveh started his career at UBS Investment Bank based in New York, London and Dubai advising and leading transactions for a broad range of institutions in over 20 countries. He holds a TRIUM Global Executive MBA (LSE, HEC Paris, NYU – Stern) and a B.S. in Finance & Economics (NYU – Stern)

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Reza Ghanei
Development Director

Reza has more than 12 years' experience in the renewables sector in the UK and internationally. He established Maxsun Ltd, a JV partnership with a European IPP to develop, finance and construct utility-scale Solar PV in the EMEA region. He has also served as a key account manager to Ameresco Inc., structuring energy efficiency programs in the C&I sector to reduce energy bills and cut carbon emissions.

He studied engineering at Cambridge University.

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John Palmer
Managing Director, APAC

John is a marketing professional and entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience. His background includes re-building established brands and creating many new companies including Founding a multinational company of 1,000+ people across 10 countries within 2 years & exiting with a successful IPO. He has identified opportunities across many sectors, raising funds, managing amazing talent and of course executing well developed strategic plans

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Roger Parry
Board Member

Entrepreneur in media and technology based in the UK. Chairman of several companies on the LSE including Oxford Metrics plc & YouGov plc. Co-founder of the international marketing communications group MSQ Partners & of the television drama production company Chrysalis Vision. Visiting fellow of Oxford University. NED member of the board of directors of Uber

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Svante Kumlin
Board Member

Svante Kumlin is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of renewable energy developer Eco Energy World (EEW). In addition to his role as CEO, he is also a board member of EEW.

The serial entrepreneur launched his first company at the age of 20, and over the past 38 years he has worked in several industries, growing multiple businesses from start-up to mature enterprises. With experience in M&A, private equity, and venture capital investments, he has built on this experience, successfully drawing investment into his company, Eco Energy World a leading, global developer of utility-scale solar energy projects.

Svante Kumlin has a track record of successful exits from his ventures and investments, and now focuses his energy on ensuring a clean future for all. He has spent the past 20 years focusing on green technology industries such as oil recovery from submerged tankers, solar module production, recyclable office supplies, and renewable energy development, as well as hydrogen production.

Passionate about the clean energy industry, he is at the forefront of new commercial and technical solutions for the race to net-zero emissions, and for the past 13 years has focused on the development of solar power and renewable energy projects.

Svante Kumlin has deep expertise in renewable energy and finance and has positioned himself as one of the leading voices in the industry on solar and green hydrogen technology. He is a frequent speaker and attendee at renewable energy events and conferences around the world. In addition to industry events, he is often invited to green energy conferences on behalf of UK and Australian governments, parliamentary representatives, and diplomats. Previously, he has been a speaker at the Green Hydrogen Summit and a panelist as part of the Technology to Zero Summit at COP26.

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Giles Clarke
Board Member

Giles is an experienced solar executive and entrepreneur with a strong track record building businesses that create value for investors, working across multiple markets and at different stages of the solar value chain. He has delivered over $2bn of successful solar transactions, representing more than 2 GWp of projects.

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Kaveh Ertefei
Board Member

Kaveh has over 20 years of experience in renewable energy, private equity and investment banking. Prior to joining EEW, he served as CEO of a private equity partnership focused on renewable energy and also founded and served as CEO of solar start-up - responsible for 1,600 staff in Europe, the US and Asia across manufacturing, technology, and project development businesses.

He has been involved in over 1.5 GW utility-scale solar transactions globally. Kaveh started his career at UBS Investment Bank based in New York, London and Dubai advising and leading transactions for a broad range of institutions in over 20 countries.

He holds a TRIUM Global Executive MBA (LSE, HEC Paris, NYU – Stern) and a B.S. in Finance & Economics (NYU – Stern)