Longe has more than 18 years’ experience in public and private sector power business. He joined Black Rhino Group in February 2018, having previously been head of contract management administration, power procurement, risk and guarantees at the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET).

While at NBET, Longe was responsible for negotiation of different Power Purchase Agreements and Put Call Option Agreements, for several thermal and solar projects, including the Azura, Kingline, Bresson, Afrinergia and Pan Africa Solar projects. Prior to his work at NBET, he was the Director of Technical Operations and Commercial at the 270MW AES Nigeria Barge power project in Nigeria.

Longe holds a First Class degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA from the University of Benin, together with a Masters in Environmental Management from the University of Lagos.

Longe is a panellist at the fifth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 14-15 November 2018.