Tobias Panofen is Project Manager at the FS-UNEP Centre focusing on renewable energy finance. Mr. Panofen has extensive experience with regulatory and policy frameworks as well as identification of EE/RE technologies and market opportunities. He has sound knowledge of the sustainable energy project pipeline in Sub-Saharan Africa, with an in-depth working experience in East Africa.
Mr. Panofen has a deep understanding of the Southern African energy sector and was engaged in the Economic Department at the German Embassy Pretoria, South Africa, in 2008. Moreover, he worked on development finance projects in the Southern Asian region.
Tobias Panofen joined Frankfurt School in 2010 and was permanently based in Frankfurt School's Nairobi office from 2012 until 2015. Currently, he is based in Frankfurt with monthly visits to Nairobi.