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Cornelius Matthes

Cornelius Matthes

Dii Desert Energy
Board Member & Investor in Envirofina
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The energy industry has a problem …

Debated for as long as I can remember, yet we are still holding on to fossil fuels.

My father introduced me to the topic when I was in primary school.

I quickly realized that this was an important issue that would significantly impact our future.

Thus, I've dedicated my career since then to propel the industry into sustainable practices.

That is why I am actively investing in the renewable energy sector and have built several successful clean energy companies in the Middle East and Africa.

As the CEO at Dii Desert Energy, I have made it my mission to drive the energy transition forward and pioneer the field of energy from the desert, leading the world to 100% renewables!

In 2015, I won the "Solar Pioneer 2015", a prestigious award given to outstanding entrepreneurs who help to expand solar power in the Middle East. I am also regularly speaking and lecturing at universities and conferences around the world to educate people on the topic of green energy.

I also lead and co-authored the creation of groundbreaking reports about green hydrogen and emission free technologies such as the Dii / FES (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) Green Hydrogen report or the Battery Storage report together with Arthur D. Little.

In the past years I have acted as a board member in over 10 companies and organisations. I also got experience as a board member of companies within the Deutsche Bank Group. I am always open to support startups and larger companies with my knowledge and experience in the field of emission free technologies.

I believe that if you want to achieve great things, you need strong partners! We already have established one of the largest networks in our industry but want to expand it even further.

If you want to learn more about us and our mission, email me at: cornelius@dii-desertenergy.org or visit our website: https://dii-desertenergy.org/



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