Crispin has extensive experience in new power project business development activities across sub-Saharan Africa, and led the Aldwych participation as co-developer and investor in the 450MW Azura greenfield IPP in Nigeria, which has now entered commercial operations. With Aldwych for 14 years from founding, he has contributed to a number of other successful landmark transactions, including Rabai, Kelvin and Lake Turkana Wind Power. Crispin was also responsible for Aldwych Africa Developments Ltd, which provides project development services to InfraCo Africa, notably for solar PV projects in Chad and Guinea.
Crispin spent the first nineyears of his career with BASF in the UK and Germany and was responsible for planning energy supply solutions for large petrochemical sites in Europe and Asia. Following an MBA at INSEAD, Crispin then joined AES in a business development role in London, before spending two years in Cameroon as director of planning and development for the integrated national utility Sonel, culminating in the successful development of the 85MW Limbe HFO project.
Crispin is a Chartered Engineer and has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University.
Crispin is a panellist at our fifth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, in London on 14-15 November 2018.