Chief Executive Officer
PAUL HINKS is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Symbion Power, as well as the Chairman of Invest Africa in the US. He is a former Chairman and a current board member of the Corporate Council on Africa. Symbion Power is a US Independent Power Producer based in New York City that has built, owned and operated electricity infrastructure in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Currently, Symbion is one of the largest US investors in the power sector in Africa. Since 2014 it has invested in 1,378 MW of installed generating capacity in Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and Madagascar. As the driving force behind Symbion, Paul has spent his entire working life in the power industry. His career spans 40 years and in that period, he has worked in the UK, USA, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. This includes the work Symbion undertook in Iraq and Afghanistan where the company played a leading role in the US led reconstruction.