Paul S.


Allround professional, with a wide experience in (international) Business, Project-, Implementation-, Risk- and Change Management. Specialized in organizational changes, management on operational, tactical and strategical level. Focused on improvements. Excellent communicator on all levels with a positive and confident approach, also under pressure. Able to easily build up relationships with key stake holders in- and outside the organization.


Operations Director - East Africa
Connected Energy
January-2019 - Present

Connected Energy increases transparency and efficiency in delivering affordable renewable energy to those living off-grid. We build 'last-mile ICT'​ products that enable micro-utilities, developers, NGOs and product manufacturers to lessen the burden of cost on consumers and increase quality of service.

MD / Off the Grid advisor / Management / Consultancy
Off the Grid Advisory Service
April-2018 - Present
Managing Director
WakaWaka Rwanda Ltd.
April-2017 - April-2018

Managing WakaWaka Rwanda on operational, tactical and strategical level. Bring the team of 16 employees to a higher level and facilitate them in the main goal of WakaWaka.

WakaWaka Rwanda is a Social enterprise, helping the poorest (Ubudehe Cat1) families in the remote rural areas of Rwanda. As WakaWaka we provide affordable safe and sustainable solar light and create employment for the youth.

Head Information management
Kredietbank Nederland
December-2016 - April-2017
Senior Expert ICT & Business consultancy
PUM Netherlands
November-2016 - November-2016

Training and advisory in Marketing and Business development for the planned globalization of MISL to the GCC region and sub-Saharan Africa, as an assignment by PUM Netherlands. PUM is affiliated to the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
MISL is a software development company specialized in Islamic core banking solutions.

Project manager
Dutch Banking Association
April-2016 - October-2016

Project management in Blockchain technology

Chief Administrative Officer / Head of HR
Mobisol Rwanda Ltd.
October-2015 - March-2016

MD for Mobisol Rwanda, member of the local board. A company with 135 employees.

Risk manager
Rabobank ICT
June-2014 - September-2015
Project manager
Rabobank ICT
December-2011 - June-2014
Head of IT
Banque Populaire du Rwanda
January-2009 - November-2011


Risk Management
Cibit Academy
June-2014 - October-2014
Business Administration
IBO Business school
January-1999 - September-2001

Graduated as Best in Class