Simon Bransfield-Garth

Simon Bransfield-Garth is the CEO and founder of Azuri Technologies.
Before Azuri, Simon worked at a variety of solar cell companies, most recently as Chief executive at Cellcrypt and Eight19 Ltd. Simon holds a PhD in Engineering in Electronic Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

What is the problem?

While you are switching on the light in your room and turning on your computer to read this, only about half of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity. For many an inside fireplace is the alternative they have to living in the dark once the sun goes down. This does not only have implications for school children who do not get enough time in the evening to do their homework, but also owners of small shops that need to close when it gets dark.

What is the Solution?