Segun Giwa, CEO
Segun Giwa brings local and continental knowledge to the team. He has a strong background in Project Development and Marketing Communication. He has over a decade experience working on developing renewable energy projects across West Africa.
Mr. Giwa, as Deputy Creative Director at Insight Grey, is credited with developing the first locally produced Sub Saharan ad campaign for PepsiCo International. As co-founder and Managing Director of Marathon Events with his affiliates Octagon, he developed and executed the Event Marketing and launch campaign for MTN in Nigeria and consulted for Multichoice/DSTV and Nigerian Breweries/Heinekens.
Mr. Giwa worked as a Project Developer for Powerhouse Energy Inc in Africa for 7 years. Developing projects and contacts in Nigeria, Sierra Lone, Liberia and Zambia. He is also a Partner and Director of LWP Ltd, who develop mixed use properties across Nigeria.
Mr. Giwa was educated in England, America and Nigeria and holds a BSC in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos.
Thomas C. McMahon
Thomas C. McMahon, AIA, is a Principal of Starfire Renewable Energy LTD-Nigeria with Segun Giwa. Mr. McMahon possesses over 30-years development, design and construction experience in On-site Power Generation, Renewable and Waste-to-Energy Systems as well as Innovative Building Materials/Structures.
As Co-founder and Senior-Vice President of Powerhouse Energy Inc, a Renewable Power and Waste-to-Energy Company based in California, Mr. McMahon and Associates developed Power and Renewable Energy Solutions for Global Fortune 100 and US Fortune 500 Companies.
Mr. McMahon is a California registered Architect. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BSA) from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.