Robert Wagener is Head of Business Development at ABO Wind AG, focusing on sub–Saharan Africa, where he also heads the activities of the subsidiary in South Africa. ABO Wind is a founder-run renewable energy company (project development, financing, turnkey deliveries and O&M) headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany. Currently the company has offices in 16 countries worldwide, covering wind, solar-PV, hydrogen and battery projects. Robert has worked in the renewable energy sector throughout his professional career. He worked for both developers and IPPs, covering business development, M&A and project development in Central and Eastern Europe, Colombia, and Southern Africa.