Florian Bennhold is CEO of Symbior Solar, a solar PV project developer focused on Asia’s frontier solar PV markets. Symbior is currently building five projects in Thailand with a combined capacity of 29MW and has an additional 100MW under development across the region. Prior to leading Symbior’s solar operations, Florian was in charge of business development at the parent company Symbior Energy, the energy venture incubator. Prior to that Florian was a co-founder, business development executive and renewable energy consultant in the United States and Asia. Florian holds MS degrees in Engineering Sciences from TU Berlin and Ecole Centrale Paris and an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and lives in Hong Kong with his wife and three sons.