20 years of senior project management combining R&D and commercialization
10 years of executive management boards
Francis AsanteCEO and Partner
25 years experience in financial and corporate governance corporate finance, strategy, and operations across diverse sectors including technology, telecommunications, energy, real estate, and agriculture
Zach KnutsonChief Project Officer
Zach is a customer focused engineer and project leader with a decade of experience balancing competing demandsforcapital equipment projects in a global context. Having spent the bulk of his professional career working internationally for Cummins Inc and Scania AB, he brings world class expertise in customer engineering and project management to the Stella organization.
Nickie AkosaBusiness Develoment and Partner
4 years experience in entrepreneurship development and startup investment facilitation in West Africa
Previously worked in management consulting at a Big Four firm
BSc in Business Management, MBA in entrepreneurship & innovation
Jonas JonssonCo-founder and Partner
Jonas is a business-driven and award-winning serial-entrepreneur with long experience on working with developing sustainable city concepts. Jonas also has over 15 years of experience with helping start-ups and scale-ups to attain proper funding. Jonas network spans over several business sectors throughout Europe, including banking, energy industry, pharmacological companies, hotel businesses, cities and authorities
Kjell AhlbergFinancial Advisor and Partner
Kjell has long experience in financials and corporate governance and he has been dedicated to responsible investments the last 15 years. He has been member of several board of directors in various branches. He also has been member of audit committees and investment committees. Previously employments is CFO and CEO of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation, (LO), CFO for Nacka municipality.
Robert YawsonHead of Technology
Robert hold a BSc in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, with over four years’ experience in the Solar PV industry, with experience in Solar PV solutions design and valuable skillset in PV power systems installation. He has worked on multiple projects ranging from small residential grid-tie systems and energy storage systems, to larger PV systems for commercial clients
Jonas Forsman is the chairman of the board of Stella. Jonas is a lawyer and a partner of Hellström Law Firm. He specializes in corporate law, M&A, and commercial contract law. Jonas has extensive experience in negotiatios of cross-border transactions and investments.