Paul van Zijl
Paul van Zijl is the Group Chief Financial Officer of Starsight Energy, a role which he has been in since June 2021. Paul previously served in various advisory and corporate finance related roles in positions at KPMG LLP, Rand Merchant Bank and J.P. Morgan. He has advised on over USD10 billion worth of acquisitions, fundraises, IPOs, rights issues and lending facilities for many of the continent’s largest players in the mining, oil and gas and renewables sectors. Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. Starsight Energy is the leading technology enabled African Commercial & Industrial (C&I) power-as-a-service provider with operations in West and East Africa. It is a portfolio company of Helios Investment Partners and African Infrastructure Investment Managers (a member of the Old Mutual Group).