CEO & Co-Founder, SunFi.co
Rotimi Thomas is the CEO and Co-Founder of SunFi.co, a Fintech Platform offering end customers the fastest way to find, pay for, and access the right solar solution to meet their needs starting in Nigeria. Before SunFi, Rotimi co-founded and helped build Aspire Power Solutions, a Solar Installation and Services company that has executed over 500 Solar Installations across Nigeria. Rotimi previously worked for Siemens till December 2018 as the Head of Market Development, Sub Saharan Africa, Gas to Power group. Before that, Rotimi was a Development Fund Investment Manager with Siemens’ Gas to Power group where he invested in and developed power projects for Siemens in North America and Africa. Prior to this, Rotimi worked on Microgrids and hybrid renewable energy systems for Siemens in North and South America and joined Siemens in 2013 through the company’s Finance Excellence Program (CFO training program) in the Energy Transmission & Distribution business unit.
Rotimi completed his Master in Business Administration (MBA) and Master in Environmental Management (MEM) at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business and Nicholas School of Environment in 2013. During his MBA/MEM, Rotimi worked as a Renewable Energy Consultant for Walt Disney and as a Leadership Development Associate at Constellation Energy in Risk Management. Prior to his MBA, Rotimi worked as a Senior Investment Representative with the Wealth Management arm of Toronto Dominion Bank in Canada where he traded derivatives, fixed-income products, stocks, and other securities for High-Value Clients.
Rotimi enjoys martial arts, listening to and making music, food, traveling, and other hobbies. He speaks intermediate German and enjoys mentoring talent including future entrepreneurs and MBAs.