Thomas Gottschalk

Chief Executive Officer, Mobisol

Thomas is Founder and Managing Director of Mobisol, a company that combines solar energy with innovative mobile technology and microcredit to provide high-quality solar home systems to low-income individuals in developing countries. He is a visionary entrepreneur with a solid background in renewable energy technologies, implemented solar thermal systems in Egypt and spent 18 months driving around the world in a solar-powered car called Solartaxi. Gottschalk holds a Master’s degree in renewable energy engineering from the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft University of Applied Sciences in Berlin and founded the Thinktank ‘Energiewende’. Within just five years Thomas grew a team from scratch to over 1000 people – raising Mobisol from startup to strong brand in EA.