Yannick Zapf

Yannick Zapf

Head of Commercial and Industrial Solar at Clean Technology Partners

Startupbootcamp Energy Australia Mentor

Yannick is a renewable energy allrounder with a background in both commercial and engineering. He has professional experience in wind and solar in Europe, Australia and Africa. Yannick moved to Australia in 2015, after having gained several years of experience in the European renewable energy market. While graduating from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany with a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Yannick gained work experience with utility company EnBW, where he developed renewable energy projects in South Africa. During his studies, Yannick spent several months at a consulting company for family-owned businesses, where he developed his analytical and presentation skills. In a role for Germany’s largest wind energy developer & operator wpd, Yannick gained vast experience in project management for onshore wind projects. As a technical project manager, he got to know all stages of a successful project: project start-up, stakeholder interaction (land owners / businesses, councils, state authorities, grid providers), approval procedure, construction.