Meet The PEG Leadership Team

Hugh Whalan
CEO

3x startup founder in West Africa, including first crowdfunding site for energy, and first exit of an off-grid solar company in Africa. 30 under 30 Entrepreneur, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Aspen Global Leadership Fellow.

Nate Heller
COO & Senegal Country Director

Over 12 years West Africa experience, primarily in social enterprise and innovative distribution channels for poor consumers. Former Peace Corps volunteer and UN consultant. 6 languages including French and Wolof. Johns Hopkins SAIS MA, Yale MBA.

Efuwa Quansah
Ghana Country Director

12 years international experience in Europe and West Africa across management consulting, technology and telecommunications industries. Skilled in strategic repositioning and operational discipline. Repeated success growing cohesive, high-achieving teams. Trilingual.

June Seif
Data Engineering Manager, Global

A Software Engineer with 7 years Fintech Experience, including Mobile Network Operator, Setup and Technical Integration across Africa. A Kumvana 2018 Fellow, Msc in Organizational Development and Leadership Coupled with a BSc in Computer Science.

Hayley Bron
Director of People & Culture, Global

5+ years experience managing People Operations in Social Enterprise in West Africa. Top 100 Changemaker by Brightest Young Minds, Ashoka Scholar and DO School alum.

Harouna Mahamat
Cote d'Ivoire Country Director

13 years experience in Europe, Middle East and Africa in Finance, Sales, General management and Consulting. Expertise in strategy and management of business units from inception to full growth including partnership and M&A. Trilingual.

Simone Vaccari
Director of Credit, Global

Simone is passionate about leveraging technology to solve business challenges and improve people’s lives. Prior to joining PEG in 2015 Simone worked for Vodafone in the UK and Ghana, focusing on innovation and customer value management.

Pim van der Burgh
Director of Planning, Global

Over 10 years corporate experience in operational management for Dutch multinational Randstad. Worked in Ethiopia for scale up social enterprise in coffee. Focus on building process orientated structure and performance management culture.

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