Chris Ehlers has more than 18 years of track record within the renewable and conventional power generation industry. In 2012 he joined ACWA Power as Business Director in order to facilitate the company’s growth in Africa.
From 2007 Chris was Managing Director for Siemens Renewable Energy in the UK. Under his watch more than more than 2500MW of on- & offshore wind turbines were sold, installed and maintained, which created more than 1000 direct jobs. Chris served the Board of RenewableUK.
Previously, Chris held various Director Roles in blue chip EPC Companies such as Siemens Energy, Hitachi and Babcock Borsig spanning from Sales to Procurement & Logistics. Chris holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Lϋbeck, Germany and a MBA from Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School, Madrid, Spain.