Meet the Team

Scalable, solar mini-grid solutions in Africa

Oliver Blakeman

CTO

As chief technical officer (CTO), Oliver overseas the technical aspects of ARC Power operations which span solar and storage technologies, grid design and systems integration and management. He leads the analytics and research and development activities and is responsible for managing and developing ARC Powers’ IT infrastructure.

Oliver holds an honours degree in Engineering and has over 15 years’ experience working in renewable energy and carbon asset development within the UK and emerging economies globally. He has been a technical, management and data consultant to FTSE100 companies and is an experienced software architect and developer. Oliver has a unique understanding of the full solar project development cycle in developing countries.