Dr Philip Comberg

Board Member, Nubryte, Silicon Valley, USA

Philip is a board member of Nubryte, a smart home solution start-up in Silicon Valley and of German publicly listed Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG, a manufacturer of industrial high pressure injection tools. He brings over 20 years of experience as CEO, board member, investor, investment banker and attorney in Europe, the US and Asia.

In the past ten years he has taken different roles in the solar industry which most recently included CEO of NASDAQ listed Vivopower International plc, non-executive Chairman of Solarcentury Holdings in London and building a solar power asset portfolio of more than 300 MW in the UK with Magnetar Capital. From 2011 to 2014 he was Chairman and CEO of Conergy leading its restructuring and sale to Kawa Capital and Magnetar Capital. Prior to that he served on the board of Chinese NASDAQ listed solar manufacturer Solarfun Power Holdings (now Hanwha QCells).

Previously, Philip co-founded Alcosa Capital, a Frankfurt based special situation investment and advisory firm, in 2004 focusing on investments in the German SME sector, advising companies on M&A, debt and equity transactions as well as operational issues and serving as their board member. He speaks English, French, Chinese and German.