Our Board


Steve Andrews

Steve Andrews


Founder & CEO of NewLight Africa, Steve Andrews was born in Zimbabwe and has spent much of his life in Africa. Since 2010 Steve has been hard at work bringing life-enhancing products to rural people across the Continent.

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Jeffrey Frank

Jeffrey Frank


Jeffrey Frank is passionate about building truly sustainable and profitable enterprises in emerging markets. His goal is to help build the teams to address the linked issues of energy, communication, education, and clean water.

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Board member Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell


Chris Mitchell has been a part time angel investor in start-ups and SMEs for over 20 years. He is co-head and Founding Director of KBZ Ltd, a Property Development Company which builds and renovates a diverse portfolio of properties.

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Board Member - Chris Aidun

Chris Aidun


Chris is a co-founder of Persistent Energy Capital, an investor, incubator and advisor in the distributed renewable energy sector in Africa. Persistent Energy has managed a portfolio of nearly 50 clean energy investments in nine sub-Saharan countries.

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Glen MacGillivray


Glen is a serial entrepreneur, having owned and operated companies with activities ranging from neutron radiographic inspection of jet-engine turbine blades through landscaping and property maintenance to solar power. Glen is President of Glenergy, provider of outdoor recreational items, solar systems, and education in the field of clean energy.

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