Our Team

Our Team

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Dr. Groh is a 2013 Stanford Ignite Fellow from Stanford Graduate School of Business and holds a Ph.D. from Aalborg University and the Postgraduate School Micro Energy Systems at the TU Berlin where he wrote his doctoral thesis on the role of energy in development processes, energy poverty & technical innovations, with a special focus on Bangladesh.

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder Chairman of the Board
Aziza Sultana Mukti

Aziza Sultana Mukti has a background in Science and Business Administration and over 15 years of experience in the blend of retail and development sectors in Bangladesh. Aziza was previously on the management team of BRAC’s Aarong enterprise, holding department head roles in Merchandising, Social Compliance, Producer Development, and Process Development over her tenure.

Aziza Sultana Mukti

Director of Operations
Hannes Kirchhoff

Hannes Kirchhoff grew up in Germany and the U.S. and has lived in South Africa, Tanzania, and Bangladesh. He is an energy and process engineer by background, holds a master’s degree in renewable energy systems engineering, and pursues a Ph.D. on DC microgrids. As the CTO of SOLshare he is responsible for the provision of prepaid and energy-exchange platforms for energy access technologies.

Hannes Kirchhoff

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Co- Founder
Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed completed his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), the University of Dhaka in 2003 and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronics from Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 1994. So far in his career, he has worked with several renowned organizations like Rahimafrooz, Bangladesh Power Development Board, Linde Bangladesh Ltd., etc.

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Director of Engineering & Innovation
Daniel Ciganovic

Daniel Ciganovic holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Trier with a specialization in Monetary Economics and Social Psychology. He has more than ten years of experience in business development and international development projects and has worked in Germany, Serbia, and Bangladesh. As Co-Founder and CFO of SOLshare, Daniel is leading the business as well as SOLshare’s development activities and is overseeing our financials.

Daniel Ciganovic

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Co-Founder
Isa Abrar Ahmed

Isa Abrar has more than 10 years of experience in technology through his previous roles. Prior to SOLshare he has led sBusiness.xyz (Sheba Platform Ltd), a B2B SAAS company, several large-scale ICT projects with Bikroy.com, Samsung Electronics as a Product Manager for IT Products and local esteemed conglomerate aamra Companies.

Isa Abrar Ahmed

Director of Product & Business Development
Muhammad Muhaimin

Muhaimin, a seasoned technology leader with a robust background in software and data engineering. He earned his Master's degree in computer science with a specialization in Big Data and Machine Learning from Simon Fraser University. Muhammad has gained valuable experience working with industry giants such as Canon and Thomson Reuters. He is particularly excited about leveraging this approach to address challenges within the power industry and contribute to making it more sustainable and environmentally friendly through his work at SOLshare.

Muhammad Muhaimin

Director - Data & Information Technology
Eshrat Waris

Eshrat Waris is a product development and business strategy specialist based in Bangladesh’s technology sector. She is the Business Designer at SOLshare – a P2P energy trading platform serving off-grid rural communities. Previously, she led the Technology for Development team of the Skills Development Programme at BRAC, where she deployed solutions for customers in the informal economy.

Eshrat Waris

Director of Products & Business *On Sabbatical

Daniel Ciganovic

Daniel holds a Master degree in Economics from the University of Trier with a specialization on Monetary Economics and Social Psychology.

Daniel Ciganovic

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Md. Adnan Sakin Sarker

Adnan is a part qualified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has 5+ years of experience working as a professional accountant. While numbers may seem boring to some, Adnan has found his passion in Accounting.

Md. Adnan Sakin Sarker

Head of Accounts & Internal Control
Shangida Afrin

Shangida has completed her Masters in Finance and Banking from Dhaka City College under the National University. With a work experience of 3 years, she utlizes her knowledge of finance as the Deputy Manager of Accounts. Besides work, she is also a lovely cook and loves to spend her spare time travelling.

Shangida Afrin

Deputy Manager - Accounts
Mohammad Anisuzzaman

Anisuzzaman is part-qualified ACCA from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (continuing). Previously, he has worked as an accountant in A&M Partners, a BPO firm. He spends his leisure time watching sports, movies, news, playing games, and reading books. He also loves to learn new things.

Mohammad Anisuzzaman

Associate - Internal Control
Md. Arif Ahammed

Arif completed his Bachelor from Govt. Titumir College in 2018. Before joining SOLshare he served Dhaka Ice Cream Industries as Distribution Point Manager. Arif is very passionate about learning new technologies, and loves to travel.

Md. Arif Ahammed

Associate - Accounts
Md. Sadid Uddin

Sadid has more than 5 years of experience in various financial and analysis positions. He has completed his MBA from The Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka with a Major in Finance. He is an avid learner, tries to hone new skills in his leisure time, and pushes to create positive impacts through his analyses to promote organizational success. Sadid is also a regular feature writer for 'The Financial Express'.

Md. Sadid Uddin

Financial Analyst
Natasha Nowrin

Introducing Natasha, a bright graduate in Accounting and Information Systems from Jahangirnagar University. With a successful internship at SOLshare under her belt, she's now set to embark on her journey with the company, bringing her valuable expertise to the team.

Natasha Nowrin

Associate - Accounts & Internal Control

Hannes Kirchhoff

Hannes is an energy and process engineer by background, holds a master’s degree in renewable energy systems engineering, and pursues a Ph.D. on DC microgrids. As the CTO of SOLshare he is responsible for the provision of prepaid and energy-exchange platforms for energy access technologies. Hannes has worked as a technical consultant for MicroEnergy International (Germany) on several projects in Asia and Africa undertaking technology, supplier and value chain assessments.

Hannes Kirchhoff

Chief Technical Officer
Muhammad Muhaimin

Muhaimin, a seasoned technology leader with a robust background in software and data engineering. He earned his Master's degree in computer science with a specialization in Big Data and Machine Learning from Simon Fraser University. Muhammad has gained valuable experience working with industry giants such as Canon and Thomson Reuters. He is particularly excited about leveraging this approach to address challenges within the power industry and contribute to making it more sustainable and environmentally friendly through his work at SOLshare.

Muhammad Muhaimin

Director - Data & Information Technology
Md. Raton Hosen

"Raton did his BSc in Computer Engineering from the Northern University of Bangladesh. He is a software developer with over 6 years of experience in the IT and services industry in Bangladesh. Prior to joining SOLshare, he worked as a software developer at VEQ Creative & Technology for 3 years. His skills include Software Architecture Design; Cloud Server Management; Dev Ops; Backend Programming; Frontend Programming; Database Design and more. "

Md. Raton Hosen

Lead Data & Software Engineer
Noor Faizur Reza

Reza coordinates amongst different tasks such as the mobile app development, technical documentation and software releases. He actively prepares technical documents and co-ordinates front end developments. Professionally, he enjoys analytical tasks and exploring them. As a quiet person in nature, he likes to doodles his thoughts out.

Noor Faizur Reza

Sr. Software Engineer
Shajedul Islam

hajedul Islam Shuvo Completed his Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Daffodil International university. Passionate about programming, he works as a Fullstack Software Engineer at SOLshare. Besides work, he is also a big fan of football.

Shajedul Islam

Software Engineer
Tahasin Hafiz Aveins

Aveins completed her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Development Alternative (UODA) in 2018. She started her career with Mechatonical Garage Ltd. where she was highly engaged with lot Engineering. Before joining SOLshare, she served Center for Professional Service & Development (CPSD) as a Jr. Android Developer.

Tahasin Hafiz Aveins

Software Engineer
Md. Tushar Imran

Imran is a part of our IT Administration completing multiple tasks within our office tech-infrastructure including office networks, graphic designing, and building websites. In fact, he has built this very website for SOLshare right here. He has worked for several IT companies since 2017 including Primax Systems, Bangladesh IT Institute and Runway Broadband, and most notably TGI Asia, as the IT Administrator and Web developer.

Md. Tushar Imran

Deputy IT Administrator
Fatima Tuz Zohora

Fatima graduated from Daffodil University with a degree in Computer Science & Engineering. She has previously worked as Android Developer at Smarttech IT Solution & as Software Engineer at S A Tech BD. Fatima spends her leisure time cooking and traveling

Fatima Tuz Zohora

Jr. Software Engineer (Android)
Md. Tabassum Alam Khan

Tasin is a diligent backend software engineer with a Masters in Computer Science from Jahangirnagar University. He has contributed his skills to projects like OTA and Broker Hosted OMS etc. Beyond his professional life, Tasin enjoys reading, traveling, and gaming. With a passion for technology and problem-solving, he looks forward to making a meaningful impact in the ever-changing landscape of technology.

Md. Tabassum Alam Khan

Software Engineer (Backend)
SK Alimur Rashid Chayon

Meet Chayon, a seasoned professional with expertise in Communication protocols and SoC Design. He has honed his craft at industry giants like Intel (Canada) and Samsung - R&D (Bangladesh & South Korea). Chayon has completed his Masters in Embedded Systems Design from Advanced Learning and Research Institute, University of Lugano, Switzerland. Now, he’s thrilled to channel his skills into climate tech, driving innovation and sustainability forward.

SK Alimur Rashid Chayon

Lead - Firmware & Communications Engineer
Md. Golam Morsed

Previously, Morsed was an Embedded Engineer at NybSys. A mentor in the Robotics Olympiad who also hosts various workshops on Robotics. in his leisure time, Morsed like travelling & enjoys staying updated on soccer.

Md. Golam Morsed

Firmware & Communications Engineer
Rayed Farhad

Rayed is currently pursuing his MSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from American International University Bangladesh, where he has also completed his Bachelors from in the same department. As a student, he has also participated in multiple National and International Robotics competitions for his love of robotics. Besides work, Rayed likes engaging in games, tinkering with electronics, watching movies or listening to his favourtie tunes.

Rayed Farhad

Firmware & Communications Engineer
Homayra Akter Mim

Homayra has completed her graduation in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Asia Pacific. She has previously worked at CPSD Technologies Ltd. She has Homayra spends her leisure time reading books and watching movies.

Homayra Akter Mim

Jr. IoT Engineer
Mohammad Ahshanul Haque

Ahshan has the aptitude to work self-reliantly and meet targets. He has a robust set of analytical and problem-cracking skills as well as project management capacity. He has work experience of over 13 years in IT-related fields and has given consultancy to national and multi-national organizations related to QA/Testing.

Mohammad Ahshanul Haque

Head of QA
Helal Khan

Helal is a quality assurance and test automation engineer, highly skilled at software, hardware & firmware testing. He has completed his BSC in CSE from IUBAT- University. Helal has previously worked as an SQA for 3+ years at Systech Digital Ltd., an intern software developer at ZamanIT, an ASP.Net software developer with a freelance team (ExomarkIT). Familiar with the agile environment, he believes non-functional testing is as important as functional testing. Helal also loves to collect stories, watch movies, and listen to music.

Helal Khan

QA Engineer
Md. Athiqur Rahman Pranto

Pranto has completed BSc in Computer Science & Engineering from IUBAT. Previously, he worked as a Junior Software Engineer at Kodeeo Limited, where he has gained valuable experience in software development and testing. Pranto as of now has switched to QA, driven by his passion for ensuring the creation of high-quality products through testing. He looks forward to becoming a proficient QA Engineer and is excited about his journey at SOLshare

Md. Athiqur Rahman Pranto

Junior QA Engineer
Anjan

Anjan is an Agile Scrum practitioner who started his earlier career as a Software Engineer. After having a development career, he has a career transition to Agile project management with a passion for being a future leader in the software industry. He obtained management training from IBA, DU, and has expertise in Software product management.

Anjan

Scrum Master
Asia Jaman Bonna

Bonna is a recent EEE graduate from European University of Bangladesh. Previously, she worked as a part-time Technical Writer at SOLshare. Bonna's journey with SOLshare began in 2022 as an intern in the Product Development and Product Engineering division(s) respectively. During her internship and subsequent working student position at SOLshare, her initial fascination with technologies soon gave way to a focus on the integrated hardware and firmware solutions SOLshare is pivoting towards.

Asia Jaman Bonna

Software Support Engineer

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed completed his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), the University of Dhaka in 2003 and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronics from Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 1994.

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Principal - Engineering & Innovation
Rakib Islam

Rakib has a background in engineering and management and over 6 years of experience in project management in various sectors. He was previously involved extensively in solar system design and installation both in urban and rural settings in West African countries such as The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal. Rakib holds a BSc in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Cape town (South Africa) and a MSc in Engineering Management from Brunel University (UK).

Rakib Islam

Lead Product Engineer - SOLgrid
Tahsin Anam

Tahsin has graduated from Ahsanullah University of Science & Engineering with a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He has previously worked at Consummate Engineering & Solutions Limited as General Manager in Business Development. Prior to this, Tahsin has also worked as Category Head at Rahimafrooz Accumulators Ltd.

Tahsin Anam

Senior Product Engineer - SOLmobility
Murad Hossain

Murad Hossain

System Design Engineer
Tamim

Tamim completed his BSc from East West University in 2019. After completing his graduation he worked as a research assistant in the Khan SLR group from 2019-2020. Prior to joining SOLshare, he worked at CHINT Solar (Bangladesh) Company Ltd. in the department of solar PV design division. As a passionate solar PV engineer, his expertise lies in designing, implementing, and optimizing solar PV projects to maximize energy output and efficiency.

Tamim

SOLroof Field Engineer
Taslima Akter

Taslima Akter

Lab Assistant
Md. Rifat Sami

Rifat is a EEE graduate from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. His professional journey started as an Intern in Product Engineering Team at SOLshare, where he honed essential skills to scale up the SOLmobility functions. Building on this experience, Rifat has joined as a Technical Assistant to drive countrywide E-Mobility tasks with commitment to ensuring high-quality work and productions. He eagerly anticipates further professional growth and is excited about his new chapter at SOLshare.

Md. Rifat Sami

Technical Assistant - Emobility

Isa Abrar Ahmed

Isa Abrar has more than 10 years of experience in technology through his previous roles. Prior to SOLshare he has led sBusiness.xyz (Sheba Platform Ltd), a B2B SAAS company, several large-scale ICT projects with Bikroy.com, Samsung Electronics as a Product Manager for IT Products and local esteemed conglomerate aamra Companies.

Isa Abrar Ahmed

Director of Product & Business Development
Emdadul Haque Mobin

Mobin has around 10 years of experience in B2B sales in several local and multinational organizations. He has graduated from BRAC university with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing

Emdadul Haque Mobin

Lead - Business Development
Anisur Reza Chowdhury

"Anis has completed his Bachelor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from AIUB, Bangladesh and Masters in Information Systems from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He has over 10 years of experience in UX Design. Led the User Experience team at SELISE and designed solutions for Ruf Gruppe, Deutsche Bahn AG, Amberg Loglay AG, etc. At SOLshare, Anis is consulting on product management, and user experience of the E-Mobility Solution. "

Anisur Reza Chowdhury

Product Designer [Part-Time]
Md Ikram Ud Doula

Md Ikram Ud Doula is an experienced Digital Product & Service Management expert. He has managed large scale B2B and B2C digital solutions that benefited over 1.5 million people. Previously at Grameen Digital Health, he ensured affordable telemedicine for underprivileged demographics, partnering with organizations like USAID, BGMEA, and Metlife. He holds a bachelor's degree in Media Studies & Journalism from the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.

Md Ikram Ud Doula

Product Manager
Asef Amin Araf

Asef Amin Araf

Junior Product Coordinator
Fairooz Choudhury Sayed

Fairooz is an Economics graduate from BRAC University. Previously, Fairooz worked at Uber Bangladesh as a Product Lead, with previous experience in Project Coordination & Management. She is passionate and thrilled about the transformation Bangladesh will go through in the climate tech sector, and hence is tremendously excited to play her role in it with SOLshare! Along with her professional curiosity, Fairooz invests her leisure time traveling to new intrigued places.

Fairooz Choudhury Sayed

Manager - Business Development

PROJECT MANAGMENT

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Dr. Groh is a 2013 Stanford Ignite Fellow from Stanford Graduate School of Business and holds a Ph.D. from Aalborg University and the Postgraduate School Microenergy Systems at the TU Berlin. He is also an Associate Professor at the BRAC Business School at BRAC University in Dhaka (Bangladesh). Dr. Groh started his career and received his DNA at MicroEnergy International, a Berlin-based consultancy firm working on microfinance and decentralized energy. In 2014, Dr. Groh co-founded SOLshare, acting as its CEO since then.

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Managing Director
Salma S. Islam

Salma has spent the last 15 years working in various development sector organizations such as Oxfam GB in both Dhaka and London, NACOM, ICCCAD and Adam Smith International (ASI). Her main focus has been on Project Management, Research and Policy Analysis. Prior to SOLshare she was the Senior Research Advisor for the Economic Dialogue on Green Growth (EDGG) a project implemented by ASI in Bangladesh.

Salma S. Islam

Head of Projects, Fundraising & Communications
Mashiat Fariha Alam

Mashiat graduated with honours in Business Management, from Sheffield Hallam University, in Shanghai, China. She left Shanghai right after she finished university, and moved to Singapore. Prior to SOLshare, she was working as a research consultant for a local SME in Singapore.

Mashiat Fariha Alam

Senior Project Manager
Rishan

Rishan received a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in International Relations from the University of Dhaka, where he also pursued his Master's degree in International Political Economy. He has previously held communication positions for a number of NGOs, think tanks, and communication agencies. He is particularly interested in climate-tech and energy accessibility, which landed him at SOLshare.

Rishan

Manager-PR, Marketing & Communications
Zaima Sultana

Zaima is a finance graduate from Bangladesh University of Professionals. She has accumulated experience in the financial sector, edtech, and logistics, having worked in sales, analytics, and investor relations. Driven by a passion for startups that prioritize the needs of lower-income and marginalized communities, she is eager to bring her varied skills to SOLshare and immerse herself in the cleantech space. Outside of her professional endeavors, Zaima finds joy in expressing her creativity as a seasonal henna artist. She also has a deep-seated passion for exploring music, constantly seeking out new and diverse sounds that resonate with her.

Zaima Sultana

Manager - Fundraising & Project Management
Nazifa Muniyat Qader

Nazifa is a proficient legal professional with multitudes of professional & voluntary experiences. She has completed her undergraduate in Law from The University of Dhaka and is currently a lecturer in the Law Department at the Canadian University of Bangladesh.

Nazifa Muniyat Qader

Legal Advisor

PEOPLE & CULTURE

A S M Enamul Hassan

Enamul is a seasoned HR professional with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry and conglomerates. He served many local and multinational organizations like; Grameenphone, EPIC, Rancon, SQ, etc. in various HR capacities.

A S M Enamul Hassan

Head of People & Culture
Zeenat Amin

Zeenat has completed her Bachelors of Science in Economics at North South University. Besdies SOLshare, she is also working as a part-time Invigilator at the British Council. Zeenat spends her leisure time by reading books and traveling. She is very passionate about literature, movies, and politics

Zeenat Amin

Associate - People & Culture

Aziza Sultana Mukti

Aziza Sultana Mukti has a background in Science and Business Administration and over 15 years of experience in the blend of retail and development sector in Bangladesh. Aziza was previously on the management team of BRAC’s Aarong enterprise, holding department head roles in Merchandising, Social Compliance, Producer Development, and Process Development over her tenure.

Aziza Sultana Mukti

Director of Operations
Asif Ahmed

Asif is a seasoned professional with 7+ years of expertise in Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and Solar Rooftop sector. With a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from RUET, he is an outgoing, enthusiastic, and passionate lifelong learner dedicated to delivering exceptional results.

Asif Ahmed

Head of SCM, Procurement & Production
Faruq Hossan

Faruq Hossan

Sr. Field Engineer
Abu Hasan

Abu Hasan

Field Engineer
Helal Uddin

Helal Uddin

Jr. Field Engineer
Jannat Ara Rumpa

Jannat completed her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance & Banking from Dhaka City College in 2016.Besdies work, Jannat loves to draw, is fond of paintings, and has a knack for interior decoration.

Jannat Ara Rumpa

Jr. Customer Manager
Emrul Ishtiak

Before joining SOLshare, Emrul worked at Islami Bank Ltd. in the General Banking division. He has completed his MBA from The University of Dhaka in Banking & Insurance.

Emrul Ishtiak

Jr. Admin Manager
Md. Fazlee Rabbi

Fazlee Rabbi graduated with ESE degree in 2016 from Universität Paderborn, Germany and PGD in SCM from ISCEA, Canada. Having almost 11 years experience in power sector development, power plants, Metro rail(CP-03 & CP-04), government tenders, SWG sector, sales & services. In his leisure time, Rabbi enjoys listening to music, exploring new places.

Md. Fazlee Rabbi

Operations Manager
Kaniz Fatema Kaniz

With a master’s degree in Accounting, Kaniz began her career as a Customer Manager and over time has acquired skills in fashion e-commerce, excelling in tasks like presenting fashion products, client management, managing inbound customer calls, Facebook marketing, customer service etc. Her role as a Customer Relationship Officer in NetBiz Technologies comprises all along with technical integration. Outside of work, Kaniz is a trained yoga instructor who enjoys cooking and traveling.

Kaniz Fatema Kaniz

Deputy Customer Manager
Farzana Akter Isha

Isha has been our production supervisor for over four years now. After having undergone a year of rigorous technical training from UCEP, she joined SOLshare back in 2017. Isha is also currently pursuing a diploma in Electrical Engineering at MIST (Mirpur Institute of Science & Technology)

Farzana Akter Isha

Production Supervisor
Aisha Siddika

Aisha is a Diploma Engineer & has completed her study from Dhaka Mohila Polytechnic Institute. At SOLshare, she works at the repair station. As she has pursued a degree in Electronics, she finds enjoyment in then work that she does. Her interests include graphic designing & planting trees.

Aisha Siddika

Technician
Md.Sulayman

Sulayman has previously worked at Bagra Special Ghee Products as an Office Accountant. During his leisure time, he likes to watch and stay updated on sports. He also likes to travel & read books.

Md.Sulayman

Office Assistant
Md. Sumon Mia

Sumon is a fantastic coffee maker, serving warm ( and cold) cups of beverages throughout the day that keeps us energized and ready to work. Besides his regular duties, he is also a fantastic football player.

Md. Sumon Mia

Office Support Staff
Anima Biswas

A pro at her job, she keeps the work environment squeaky clean for SOLsharers. Her job also includes ensuring that COVID-19 guidelines are being met and is always there to help us out whenever we need - from medicine emergencies to messy accidents.

Anima Biswas

Office Cleaner

LEADERSHIP

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Dr. Groh is a 2013 Stanford Ignite Fellow from Stanford Graduate School of Business and holds a Ph.D. from Aalborg University and the Postgraduate School Micro Energy Systems at the TU Berlin where he wrote his doctoral thesis on the role of energy in development processes, energy poverty & technical innovations, with a special focus on Bangladesh.

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder Chairman of the Board
Aziza Sultana Mukti

Aziza Sultana Mukti has a background in Science and Business Administration and over 15 years of experience in the blend of retail and development sectors in Bangladesh. Aziza was previously on the management team of BRAC’s Aarong enterprise, holding department head roles in Merchandising, Social Compliance, Producer Development, and Process Development over her tenure.

Aziza Sultana Mukti

Director of Operations
Hannes Kirchhoff

Hannes Kirchhoff grew up in Germany and the U.S. and has lived in South Africa, Tanzania, and Bangladesh. He is an energy and process engineer by background, holds a master’s degree in renewable energy systems engineering, and pursues a Ph.D. on DC microgrids. As the CTO of SOLshare he is responsible for the provision of prepaid and energy-exchange platforms for energy access technologies.

Hannes Kirchhoff

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Co- Founder
Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed completed his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), the University of Dhaka in 2003 and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronics from Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 1994. So far in his career, he has worked with several renowned organizations like Rahimafrooz, Bangladesh Power Development Board, Linde Bangladesh Ltd., etc.

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Director of Engineering & Innovation
Daniel Ciganovic

Daniel Ciganovic holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Trier with a specialization in Monetary Economics and Social Psychology. He has more than ten years of experience in business development and international development projects and has worked in Germany, Serbia, and Bangladesh. As Co-Founder and CFO of SOLshare, Daniel is leading the business as well as SOLshare’s development activities and is overseeing our financials.

Daniel Ciganovic

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Co-Founder
Isa Abrar Ahmed

Isa Abrar has more than 10 years of experience in technology through his previous roles. Prior to SOLshare he has led sBusiness.xyz (Sheba Platform Ltd), a B2B SAAS company, several large-scale ICT projects with Bikroy.com, Samsung Electronics as a Product Manager for IT Products and local esteemed conglomerate aamra Companies.

Isa Abrar Ahmed

Director of Product & Business Development
Muhammad Muhaimin

Muhaimin, a seasoned technology leader with a robust background in software and data engineering. He earned his Master’s degree in computer science with a specialization in Big Data and Machine Learning from Simon Fraser University. Muhammad has gained valuable experience working with industry giants such as Canon and Thomson Reuters. He is particularly excited about leveraging this approach to address challenges within the power industry and contribute to making it more sustainable and environmentally friendly through his work at SOLshare.

Muhammad Muhaimin

Director – Data & Information Technology
Eshrat Waris

Eshrat Waris is a product development and business strategy specialist based in Bangladesh’s technology sector. She is the Business Designer at SOLshare – a P2P energy trading platform serving off-grid rural communities. Previously, she led the Technology for Development team of the Skills Development Programme at BRAC, where she deployed solutions for customers in the informal economy.

Eshrat Waris

Director of Products & Business *On Sabbatical

ACCOUNTS & FINANCE

Daniel Ciganovic

Daniel holds a Master degree in Economics from the University of Trier with a specialization on Monetary Economics and Social Psychology.

Daniel Ciganovic

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Md. Adnan Sakin Sarker

Adnan is a part qualified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has 5+ years of experience working as a professional accountant. While numbers may seem boring to some, Adnan has found his passion in Accounting.

Md. Adnan Sakin Sarker

Head of Accounts & Internal Control
Shangida Afrin

Shangida has completed her Masters in Finance and Banking from Dhaka City College under the National University. With a work experience of 3 years, she utlizes her knowledge of finance as the Deputy Manager of Accounts. Besides work, she is also a lovely cook and loves to spend her spare time travelling.

Shangida Afrin

Deputy Manager – Accounts
Mohammad Anisuzzaman

Anisuzzaman is part-qualified ACCA from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (continuing). Previously, he has worked as an accountant in A&M Partners, a BPO firm. He spends his leisure time watching sports, movies, news, playing games, and reading books. He also loves to learn new things.

Mohammad Anisuzzaman

Associate – Internal Control
Md. Arif Ahammed

Arif completed his Bachelor from Govt. Titumir College in 2018. Before joining SOLshare he served Dhaka Ice Cream Industries as Distribution Point Manager. Arif is very passionate about learning new technologies, and loves to travel.

Md. Arif Ahammed

Associate – Accounts
Md. Sadid Uddin

Sadid has more than 5 years of experience in various financial and analysis positions. He has completed his MBA from The Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka with a Major in Finance. He is an avid learner, tries to hone new skills in his leisure time, and pushes to create positive impacts through his analyses to promote organizational success. Sadid is also a regular feature writer for ‘The Financial Express’.

Md. Sadid Uddin

Financial Analyst
Natasha Nowrin

Introducing Natasha, a bright graduate in Accounting and Information Systems from Jahangirnagar University. With a successful internship at SOLshare under her belt, she’s now set to embark on her journey with the company, bringing her valuable expertise to the team.

Natasha Nowrin

Associate – Accounts & Internal Control

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT​

Hannes Kirchhoff

Hannes is an energy and process engineer by background, holds a master’s degree in renewable energy systems engineering, and pursues a Ph.D. on DC microgrids. As the CTO of SOLshare he is responsible for the provision of prepaid and energy-exchange platforms for energy access technologies. Hannes has worked as a technical consultant for MicroEnergy International (Germany) on several projects in Asia and Africa undertaking technology, supplier and value chain assessments.

Hannes Kirchhoff

Chief Technical Officer
Muhammad Muhaimin

Muhaimin, a seasoned technology leader with a robust background in software and data engineering. He earned his Master’s degree in computer science with a specialization in Big Data and Machine Learning from Simon Fraser University. Muhammad has gained valuable experience working with industry giants such as Canon and Thomson Reuters. He is particularly excited about leveraging this approach to address challenges within the power industry and contribute to making it more sustainable and environmentally friendly through his work at SOLshare.

Muhammad Muhaimin

Director – Data & Information Technology
Md. Raton Hosen

“Raton did his BSc in Computer Engineering from the Northern University of Bangladesh. He is a software developer with over 6 years of experience in the IT and services industry in Bangladesh. Prior to joining SOLshare, he worked as a software developer at VEQ Creative & Technology for 3 years. His skills include Software Architecture Design; Cloud Server Management; Dev Ops; Backend Programming; Frontend Programming; Database Design and more. ”

Md. Raton Hosen

Lead Data & Software Engineer
Noor Faizur Reza

Reza coordinates amongst different tasks such as the mobile app development, technical documentation and software releases. He actively prepares technical documents and co-ordinates front end developments. Professionally, he enjoys analytical tasks and exploring them. As a quiet person in nature, he likes to doodles his thoughts out.

Noor Faizur Reza

Sr. Software Engineer
Shajedul Islam

hajedul Islam Shuvo Completed his Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Daffodil International university. Passionate about programming, he works as a Fullstack Software Engineer at SOLshare. Besides work, he is also a big fan of football.

Shajedul Islam

Software Engineer
Tahasin Hafiz Aveins

Aveins completed her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Development Alternative (UODA) in 2018. She started her career with Mechatonical Garage Ltd. where she was highly engaged with lot Engineering. Before joining SOLshare, she served Center for Professional Service & Development (CPSD) as a Jr. Android Developer.

Tahasin Hafiz Aveins

Software Engineer
Md. Tushar Imran

Imran is a part of our IT Administration completing multiple tasks within our office tech-infrastructure including office networks, graphic designing, and building websites. In fact, he has built this very website for SOLshare right here. He has worked for several IT companies since 2017 including Primax Systems, Bangladesh IT Institute and Runway Broadband, and most notably TGI Asia, as the IT Administrator and Web developer.

Md. Tushar Imran

Deputy IT Administrator
Fatima Tuz Zohora

Fatima graduated from Daffodil University with a degree in Computer Science & Engineering. She has previously worked as Android Developer at Smarttech IT Solution & as Software Engineer at S A Tech BD. Fatima spends her leisure time cooking and traveling

Fatima Tuz Zohora

Jr. Software Engineer (Android)
Md. Tabassum Alam Khan

Tasin is a diligent backend software engineer with a Masters in Computer Science from Jahangirnagar University. He has contributed his skills to projects like OTA and Broker Hosted OMS etc. Beyond his professional life, Tasin enjoys reading, traveling, and gaming. With a passion for technology and problem-solving, he looks forward to making a meaningful impact in the ever-changing landscape of technology.

Md. Tabassum Alam Khan

Software Engineer (Backend)
SK Alimur Rashid Chayon

Meet Chayon, a seasoned professional with expertise in Communication protocols and SoC Design. He has honed his craft at industry giants like Intel (Canada) and Samsung – R&D (Bangladesh & South Korea). Chayon has completed his Masters in Embedded Systems Design from Advanced Learning and Research Institute, University of Lugano, Switzerland. Now, he’s thrilled to channel his skills into climate tech, driving innovation and sustainability forward.

SK Alimur Rashid Chayon

Lead – Firmware & Communications Engineer
Md. Golam Morsed

Previously, Morsed was an Embedded Engineer at NybSys. A mentor in the Robotics Olympiad who also hosts various workshops on Robotics. in his leisure time, Morsed like travelling & enjoys staying updated on soccer.

Md. Golam Morsed

Firmware & Communications Engineer
Rayed Farhad

Rayed is currently pursuing his MSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from American International University Bangladesh, where he has also completed his Bachelors from in the same department. As a student, he has also participated in multiple National and International Robotics competitions for his love of robotics. Besides work, Rayed likes engaging in games, tinkering with electronics, watching movies or listening to his favourtie tunes.

Rayed Farhad

Firmware & Communications Engineer
Homayra Akter Mim

Homayra has completed her graduation in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Asia Pacific. She has previously worked at CPSD Technologies Ltd. She has Homayra spends her leisure time reading books and watching movies.

Homayra Akter Mim

Jr. IoT Engineer
Mohammad Ahshanul Haque

Ahshan has the aptitude to work self-reliantly and meet targets. He has a robust set of analytical and problem-cracking skills as well as project management capacity. He has work experience of over 13 years in IT-related fields and has given consultancy to national and multi-national organizations related to QA/Testing.

Mohammad Ahshanul Haque

Head of QA
Helal Khan

Helal is a quality assurance and test automation engineer, highly skilled at software, hardware & firmware testing. He has completed his BSC in CSE from IUBAT- University. Helal has previously worked as an SQA for 3+ years at Systech Digital Ltd., an intern software developer at ZamanIT, an ASP.Net software developer with a freelance team (ExomarkIT). Familiar with the agile environment, he believes non-functional testing is as important as functional testing. Helal also loves to collect stories, watch movies, and listen to music.

Helal Khan

QA Engineer
Md. Athiqur Rahman Pranto

Pranto has completed BSc in Computer Science & Engineering from IUBAT. Previously, he worked as a Junior Software Engineer at Kodeeo Limited, where he has gained valuable experience in software development and testing. Pranto as of now has switched to QA, driven by his passion for ensuring the creation of high-quality products through testing. He looks forward to becoming a proficient QA Engineer and is excited about his journey at SOLshare

Md. Athiqur Rahman Pranto

Junior QA Engineer
Anjan

Anjan is an Agile Scrum practitioner who started his earlier career as a Software Engineer. After having a development career, he has a career transition to Agile project management with a passion for being a future leader in the software industry. He obtained management training from IBA, DU, and has expertise in Software product management.

Anjan

Scrum Master
Asia Jaman Bonna

Bonna is a recent EEE graduate from European University of Bangladesh. Previously, she worked as a part-time Technical Writer at SOLshare. Bonna’s journey with SOLshare began in 2022 as an intern in the Product Development and Product Engineering division(s) respectively. During her internship and subsequent working student position at SOLshare, her initial fascination with technologies soon gave way to a focus on the integrated hardware and firmware solutions SOLshare is pivoting towards.

Asia Jaman Bonna

Software Support Engineer

PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed completed his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), the University of Dhaka in 2003 and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronics from Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 1994.

Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed

Principal – Engineering & Innovation
Rakib Islam

Rakib has a background in engineering and management and over 6 years of experience in project management in various sectors. He was previously involved extensively in solar system design and installation both in urban and rural settings in West African countries such as The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal. Rakib holds a BSc in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Cape town (South Africa) and a MSc in Engineering Management from Brunel University (UK).

Rakib Islam

Lead Product Engineer – SOLgrid
Tahsin Anam

Tahsin has graduated from Ahsanullah University of Science & Engineering with a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He has previously worked at Consummate Engineering & Solutions Limited as General Manager in Business Development. Prior to this, Tahsin has also worked as Category Head at Rahimafrooz Accumulators Ltd.

Tahsin Anam

Senior Product Engineer – SOLmobility
Murad Hossain

Murad Hossain

System Design Engineer
Tamim

Tamim completed his BSc from East West University in 2019. After completing his graduation he worked as a research assistant in the Khan SLR group from 2019-2020. Prior to joining SOLshare, he worked at CHINT Solar (Bangladesh) Company Ltd. in the department of solar PV design division. As a passionate solar PV engineer, his expertise lies in designing, implementing, and optimizing solar PV projects to maximize energy output and efficiency.

Tamim

SOLroof Field Engineer
Taslima Akter

Taslima Akter

Lab Assistant
Md. Rifat Sami

Rifat is a EEE graduate from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. His professional journey started as an Intern in Product Engineering Team at SOLshare, where he honed essential skills to scale up the SOLmobility functions. Building on this experience, Rifat has joined as a Technical Assistant to drive countrywide E-Mobility tasks with commitment to ensuring high-quality work and productions. He eagerly anticipates further professional growth and is excited about his new chapter at SOLshare.

Md. Rifat Sami

Technical Assistant – Emobility

PRODUCT & BUSINESS

Isa Abrar Ahmed

Isa Abrar has more than 10 years of experience in technology through his previous roles. Prior to SOLshare he has led sBusiness.xyz (Sheba Platform Ltd), a B2B SAAS company, several large-scale ICT projects with Bikroy.com, Samsung Electronics as a Product Manager for IT Products and local esteemed conglomerate aamra Companies.

Isa Abrar Ahmed

Director of Product & Business Development
Emdadul Haque Mobin

Mobin has around 10 years of experience in B2B sales in several local and multinational organizations. He has graduated from BRAC university with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing

Emdadul Haque Mobin

Lead – Business Development
Anisur Reza Chowdhury

“Anis has completed his Bachelor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from AIUB, Bangladesh and Masters in Information Systems from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He has over 10 years of experience in UX Design. Led the User Experience team at SELISE and designed solutions for Ruf Gruppe, Deutsche Bahn AG, Amberg Loglay AG, etc. At SOLshare, Anis is consulting on product management, and user experience of the E-Mobility Solution. ”

Anisur Reza Chowdhury

Product Designer [Part-Time]
Md Ikram Ud Doula

Md Ikram Ud Doula is an experienced Digital Product & Service Management expert. He has managed large scale B2B and B2C digital solutions that benefited over 1.5 million people. Previously at Grameen Digital Health, he ensured affordable telemedicine for underprivileged demographics, partnering with organizations like USAID, BGMEA, and Metlife. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Media Studies & Journalism from the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.

Md Ikram Ud Doula

Product Manager
Asef Amin Araf

Asef Amin Araf

Junior Product Coordinator
Fairooz Choudhury Sayed

Fairooz is an Economics graduate from BRAC University. Previously, Fairooz worked at Uber Bangladesh as a Product Lead, with previous experience in Project Coordination & Management. She is passionate and thrilled about the transformation Bangladesh will go through in the climate tech sector, and hence is tremendously excited to play her role in it with SOLshare! Along with her professional curiosity, Fairooz invests her leisure time traveling to new intrigued places.

Fairooz Choudhury Sayed

Manager – Business Development

PROJECT MANAGMENT

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Dr. Groh is a 2013 Stanford Ignite Fellow from Stanford Graduate School of Business and holds a Ph.D. from Aalborg University and the Postgraduate School Microenergy Systems at the TU Berlin. He is also an Associate Professor at the BRAC Business School at BRAC University in Dhaka (Bangladesh). Dr. Groh started his career and received his DNA at MicroEnergy International, a Berlin-based consultancy firm working on microfinance and decentralized energy. In 2014, Dr. Groh co-founded SOLshare, acting as its CEO since then.

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Managing Director
Salma S. Islam

Salma has spent the last 15 years working in various development sector organizations such as Oxfam GB in both Dhaka and London, NACOM, ICCCAD and Adam Smith International (ASI). Her main focus has been on Project Management, Research and Policy Analysis. Prior to SOLshare she was the Senior Research Advisor for the Economic Dialogue on Green Growth (EDGG) a project implemented by ASI in Bangladesh.

Salma S. Islam

Head of Projects, Fundraising & Communications
Mashiat Fariha Alam

Mashiat graduated with honours in Business Management, from Sheffield Hallam University, in Shanghai, China. She left Shanghai right after she finished university, and moved to Singapore. Prior to SOLshare, she was working as a research consultant for a local SME in Singapore.

Mashiat Fariha Alam

Senior Project Manager
Rishan

Rishan received a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in International Relations from the University of Dhaka, where he also pursued his Master’s degree in International Political Economy. He has previously held communication positions for a number of NGOs, think tanks, and communication agencies. He is particularly interested in climate-tech and energy accessibility, which landed him at SOLshare.

Rishan

Manager-PR, Marketing & Communications
Zaima Sultana

Zaima is a finance graduate from Bangladesh University of Professionals. She has accumulated experience in the financial sector, edtech, and logistics, having worked in sales, analytics, and investor relations. Driven by a passion for startups that prioritize the needs of lower-income and marginalized communities, she is eager to bring her varied skills to SOLshare and immerse herself in the cleantech space. Outside of her professional endeavors, Zaima finds joy in expressing her creativity as a seasonal henna artist. She also has a deep-seated passion for exploring music, constantly seeking out new and diverse sounds that resonate with her.

Zaima Sultana

Manager – Fundraising & Project Management
Nazifa Muniyat Qader

Nazifa is a proficient legal professional with multitudes of professional & voluntary experiences. She has completed her undergraduate in Law from The University of Dhaka and is currently a lecturer in the Law Department at the Canadian University of Bangladesh.

Nazifa Muniyat Qader

Legal Advisor

OPERATIONS

Aziza Sultana Mukti

Aziza Sultana Mukti has a background in Science and Business Administration and over 15 years of experience in the blend of retail and development sector in Bangladesh. Aziza was previously on the management team of BRAC’s Aarong enterprise, holding department head roles in Merchandising, Social Compliance, Producer Development, and Process Development over her tenure.

Aziza Sultana Mukti

Director of Operations
Asif Ahmed

Asif is a seasoned professional with 7+ years of expertise in Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and Solar Rooftop sector. With a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from RUET, he is an outgoing, enthusiastic, and passionate lifelong learner dedicated to delivering exceptional results.

Asif Ahmed

Head of SCM, Procurement & Production
Faruq Hossan

Faruq Hossan

Sr. Field Engineer
Abu Hasan

Abu Hasan

Field Engineer
Helal Uddin

Helal Uddin

Jr. Field Engineer
Jannat Ara Rumpa

Jannat completed her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance & Banking from Dhaka City College in 2016.Besdies work, Jannat loves to draw, is fond of paintings, and has a knack for interior decoration.

Jannat Ara Rumpa

Jr. Customer Manager
Emrul Ishtiak

Before joining SOLshare, Emrul worked at Islami Bank Ltd. in the General Banking division. He has completed his MBA from The University of Dhaka in Banking & Insurance.

Emrul Ishtiak

Jr. Admin Manager
Md. Fazlee Rabbi

Fazlee Rabbi graduated with ESE degree in 2016 from Universität Paderborn, Germany and PGD in SCM from ISCEA, Canada. Having almost 11 years experience in power sector development, power plants, Metro rail(CP-03 & CP-04), government tenders, SWG sector, sales & services. In his leisure time, Rabbi enjoys listening to music, exploring new places.

Md. Fazlee Rabbi

Operations Manager
Kaniz Fatema Kaniz

With a master’s degree in Accounting, Kaniz began her career as a Customer Manager and over time has acquired skills in fashion e-commerce, excelling in tasks like presenting fashion products, client management, managing inbound customer calls, Facebook marketing, customer service etc. Her role as a Customer Relationship Officer in NetBiz Technologies comprises all along with technical integration. Outside of work, Kaniz is a trained yoga instructor who enjoys cooking and traveling.

Kaniz Fatema Kaniz

Deputy Customer Manager
Farzana Akter Isha

Isha has been our production supervisor for over four years now. After having undergone a year of rigorous technical training from UCEP, she joined SOLshare back in 2017. Isha is also currently pursuing a diploma in Electrical Engineering at MIST (Mirpur Institute of Science & Technology)

Farzana Akter Isha

Production Supervisor
Aisha Siddika

Aisha is a Diploma Engineer & has completed her study from Dhaka Mohila Polytechnic Institute. At SOLshare, she works at the repair station. As she has pursued a degree in Electronics, she finds enjoyment in then work that she does. Her interests include graphic designing & planting trees.

Aisha Siddika

Technician
Md.Sulayman

Sulayman has previously worked at Bagra Special Ghee Products as an Office Accountant. During his leisure time, he likes to watch and stay updated on sports. He also likes to travel & read books.

Md.Sulayman

Office Assistant
Md. Sumon Mia

Sumon is a fantastic coffee maker, serving warm ( and cold) cups of beverages throughout the day that keeps us energized and ready to work. Besides his regular duties, he is also a fantastic football player.

Md. Sumon Mia

Office Support Staff
Anima Biswas

A pro at her job, she keeps the work environment squeaky clean for SOLsharers. Her job also includes ensuring that COVID-19 guidelines are being met and is always there to help us out whenever we need – from medicine emergencies to messy accidents.

Anima Biswas

Office Cleaner

PEOPLE & CULTURE

A S M Enamul Hassan

Enamul is a seasoned HR professional with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry and conglomerates. He served many local and multinational organizations like; Grameenphone, EPIC, Rancon, SQ, etc. in various HR capacities.

A S M Enamul Hassan

Head of People & Culture
Zeenat Amin

Zeenat has completed her Bachelors of Science in Economics at North South University. Besdies SOLshare, she is also working as a part-time Invigilator at the British Council. Zeenat spends her leisure time by reading books and traveling. She is very passionate about literature, movies, and politics

Zeenat Amin

Associate – People & Culture

OUR CULTURE

SOLshare’s unique work culture nurtures 7 important guiding values that ensure every single employee feels well engaged with the company’s vision and mission.