People

Our team

Driven by a shared vision, our team works together to identify and support cutting-edge technologies, innovative ideas and smart investments that help the planet thrive.

Alexander Samwer

Founding Partner

Alexander founded Pelion Green Future together with Jeremias. He is an experienced entrepreneur and technology investor.

Prior to starting Pelion Green Future, he co-founded several successful ventures, among them Picus Capital and the European Founders Fund, where he was an early investor in companies like Zalando and LinkedIn.

Alexander graduated from the University of Oxford and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Jeremias Heinrich

Founding Partner

Jeremias founded Pelion Green Future together with Alexander. Having led large renewable energy and real estate investments in Europe within his function as founder of several companies in this space, he brings a lot of infrastructure expertise to our team.

Prior to that, he gathered practical experience in the consulting, construction and infrastructure industry. Jeremias graduated from the Technical University of Munich with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering and Business Administration.

Guido Fusari

Managing Partner

Guido joined Pelion Green Future in 2021 as Managing Partner and oversees the Group’s investment strategy.

Prior to joining Pelion, Guido worked at Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division where he advised clients on strategic transactions across multiple industries. In addition, Guido gathered practical experience in mid-market real-estate M&A advisory. Guido holds a MSc in Finance from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.

Jan Krueger

Managing Partner

Jan joined Pelion Green Future in 2021 as Managing Partner and oversees the Group’s investment strategy and growth activities.

Prior to joining Pelion, Jan worked at McKinsey & Company, Inc. where he was a member of the Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice, focusing on M&A and advising clients in the energy and industrial sector.

Jan holds a MSc from the Stockholm School of Economics and the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BSc from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.

Benedikt von Bary

Investor

Since joining Pelion December 2021, Benedikt both actively supports Pelion‘s portfolio companies and identifies new investment and business opportunities.

Prior to joining Pelion in 2021, Benedikt worked as Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, focused on automotive and industry companies on topics related to strategy, sustainability, and M&A. He enjoys spending time in the mountains, running, cycling and meeting friends.

Florian Steffen

Investor

Florian joined Pelion in February 2022 and focuses on development of renewable energy plants (solar PV, BESS) mainly in Germany and UK.

Before, Florian worked as Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group for three years with focus on the Construction Chemicals, Metals & Mining and Energy industry. Florian holds a MSc. in Technology & Management from Technical University Munich and on top is Industrial Engineer for Process and Power Technology. He is especially passionate about the energy transition through green hydrogen.

Gijs Wilbers

Investor

Being part of Pelion since spring 2022, Gijs is involved in developing Pelion’s renewable infrastructure portfolio and pipeline.

Before joining Pelion in 2022, Gijs was an M&A lawyer in the Energy & Infrastructure Team of Loyens & Loeff in the Netherlands, where he specialised in renewable energy transactions. Furthermore, Gijs worked at a research institute in Singapore on several sustainability related topics. He obtained an MBA at INSEAD, and enjoys road cycling, padel, and mountain sports.

Sven-Christian Hörner

Investor

Sven works with Pelion's venture team on investing into and building ventures with a sustainability focus. Additionally, he supports investment activities in the green infrastructure space.

Prior to joining Pelion in February of 2022, Sven finished his degree in economics from the University of St.Gallen and UC Berkeley. During his studies, Sven gained experience in sustainable finance, working for asc impact, a PE fund focused on sustainable forestry. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, field hockey, running, and photography.

Markus Lauko

Transactions & Operations Manager

As Transactions and Operations Manager, Markus is involved in the deal closing process and the integration of new portfolio companies and partners to the Pelion universe.

Prior to joining Pelion in 2021, Markus worked at Arvantis Group as Head of Operations where he was responsible for building up different departments. He holds a MSc in Physics and Management from University of Ulm. In his free time, he enjoys having a nice coffee, reading non-fiction books and is a big fan of sports.

Konstantin Baaske

Head of Finance

As Head of Finance, Konstantin is responsible for all accounting, taxation and finance related topics.

Prior to joining Pelion in 2022, he gained sector experience by auditing renewable energy companies as well as manufacturing companies. He is a Certified Tax Consultant as well as a German Public Accountant (on leave) and studied at WFI - Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and at Universidad de Costa Rica. In his free time enjoys both road cycling and mountainbiking.

Carla Polo

HR Manager

As HR Manager, Carla supports our team in all HR related matters from on- to offboarding and is also a contact person for candidates that want to apply and get to know Pelion.

Prior to joining Pelion in 2021, Carla worked at Oliver Wyman as a Graduate Recruiting Manger for the DACH and Nordics regions. Carla holds a MSc in Human Resource Management from the FOM Hochschule für Ökonomie & Management and enjoys playing football and playing the guitar.

Emmeran Weinert

Accountant

Emmeran joined Pelion in January 2022 and works as an Accountant in the Finance, Accounting and Tax team. Furthermore he takes care of our subsidiaries in this area.

Previously, he was responsible for building the accounting and tax department of Arvantis Group's proprietary sustainable energy segment. He also gained years of experience in the corporate and private tax sector at KPMG among others. In addition to a completed apprenticeship as a tax specialist, he holds a bachelor's degree in business administration in the fields of accounting and business taxation from the LMU Munich.

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Careers

Together, we can achieve change.

We are continuously looking for bright and committed minds to join our team, for people who share our vision to build a sustainable and clean future. At Pelion, you will have the opportunity to join a rapidly growing company at the forefront of the net-zero transition and get insights into the most exciting companies and technologies in the renewable energy and decarbonization space. With us, you will experience a high degree of responsibility and creative freedom from day one, working in a passionate and collaborative international team atmosphere with an entrepreneurial mindset.

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