Chris Antonopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, Lekela Power

antonopoulosAppointed CEO in March 2015, Chris has extensive experience in the development of power and infrastructure projects in Africa exceeding a total value of $4bn.

Before joining Lekela, Chris was Group Vice President at Bombardier Transportation – one of the world’s largest companies in the rail-equipment manufacturing and servicing industry – with responsibility for around $10bn in global sales and business development.

Chris has been active in the energy and infrastructure industry since 1987, holding a variety of sales and business development positions before he joined Bombardier. These included senior management positions at leading global electrical engineering group ABB including; Business Area President for ABB Technology Ventures, Regional VP for Asia Pacific and Regional VP of Europe, Middle East and Africa.