Team

The SolarKapital team relies on many years of business experience.
We are entrepreneurial investors having an open ear (and a big heart) for entrepreneurs.

Dr. Andreas Leimbach

Managing Partner

  • 20+ years corporate banking, structured finance and private equity (member of the boards of managing directors of Dresdner Bank AG, IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG);
  • 10+ years entrepreneurial investor in solar companies and projects
  • Experience in managing large organizations (strategy, human resources, sales & distribution, process management)
  • MBA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Dr. Andreas Leimbach

Dr. Tobias Engelhardt

Managing Partner

  • 15+ years private equity, 7+ years investments in renewable energies
  • Expertise as entrepreneur, consultant (Roland Berger Strategy Consultants) and investor
  • Involvement in > 30 private equity transactions including investments in the solar industry
  • Experience in advising, managing and financing midcap companies as well as in executing successful exits

Dr. Tobias Engelhardt

Dieter Tiemann

Partner

  • 20+ years financial advisor & asset manager
  • 13+ years investments in renewable energy

Dieter Tiemann

Rudolf Vossen

Partner

  • 20+ years corporate banking and corporate finance incl. project- and capital market financing (executive positions at Banque Indosuez, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, JP Morgan, Dresdner Bank)
  • 7+ years experience in consulting in the solar industry

Rudolf Vossen

Christiane v. Plotho

Office Management

  • Dipl. in Business Administration
  • 20+ years Banking background

Christiane v. Plotho

Christof Metz

Investment Manager

  • M.Sc. in Management (Corporate Finance, M&A); Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • Dipl. in Engineering, Energy & Environmental Technology

Christof Metz

Dagmar Prainer

Investment Analyst

  • B.Sc. in economics; Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • M.A. in International Banking and Finance

Dagmar Prainer

Office rabbit “Benedikt”

lucky charm

Office rabbit “Benedikt”

The partner team is complemented by a team of specialists, in most cases supporting the partners already since 2007. The specialist team provides strategic, operational, technical, accounting and legal resources. The members of the specialist team also have complementary qualifications and can rely on a long-standing expertise in their respective fields.

Alexander Pawlak

Elektrotechnical Engineering / Construction Supervision / ITB
  • Dipl. in Engineering
  • 25+ years plant engineering & construction

Athanasios Kyriakis

Accounting / Taxes / Controlling
  • Dipl. in Business Administration
  • 20+ years tax advisor and accountant

Constantinos Sioumis

Market Research / M&A
  • MBA, MSc in Energy Systems, Dipl. in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • 5+ years corporate advisory

Nikos Papazoglou

Operation & Maintenance
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Technichal University Crete, Chania

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