Co-founder
Christian Wessels

Co-founder

Christian Wessels is the founder of Daystar Power, which focuses on hybrid solar power solutions for agricultural, manufacturing, and banking customers. Daystar Power has four objectives: reducing energy cost by 25%, providing stable power at 99% uptime and reducing pollution by cutting diesel consumption. Daystar Power is on course to roll-out 1,000 systems in the next 2 years.

Daystar Power is headquartered in Nigeria, with operations in other African countries such as Ghana and other West African geographies.

Christian has more than 10 years working experience in Nigeria and West Africa. Prior to founding Daystar Power and Sunray Ventures, Christian served as the Deputy GMD of the TGI Group. Christian served as a Partner to Bain & Company, supporting Bain’s growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Christian’s time in Africa started as a Director for Barclays Africa, where he worked across Eastern and Southern Africa.

In 2012, Christian was appointed as a Young Global Leader (YGL) of the World Economic Forum. He is a member of the Young President Organization.