Boris Atanassov is the founding director of GreenLight Lda, a Mozambican based research and development company specializing in energy and environment. He holds over 10 years of experience in research, project management and business development. Boris holds a Master of Science from the Stockholm University specializing in Energy Development. Key focus areas include: Renewable Energy, Bio-energy, Climate Financing and Market Development. Boris holds strong experience in developing feasibility studies, market research, policy analysis, environmental impact assessments (EIA’s), business plans and managing projects within the mentioned fields. Notable projects include: a Solar mini-grid PPP in Southern Mozambique; a Cotton waste to electricity (2MW) project in Cuamba district; A mini hydro electrification project in Niassa; the introduction of ethanol cook-stoves in the Mozambican market; Solar home system market development; as well as a sustainable charcoal production business in Gaza province. The portfolio of clients includes the Mozambique Ministry of Energy (MIREME), The National Energy Fund (FUNAE), The Belgian Technical Cooperation (ENABLE), The German Technical Cooperation (GiZ), The UK Department for International Development (DFID), The European Commission, The World Bank, The Dutch Development Agency (SNV) and several private sector organizations.