Paul van der Linden

Chief Executive Officer, Enviu | Executive Board

Building Enviu

Over the past 15 years, Paul has been passionately building teams and businesses, setting strategies, and modeling financial investments. He joined Enviu in 2017. Besides setting up the Enviu East Africa office, Paul was crucial in building the FoodFlow program and the SokoFresh venture, as Venture Builder, Program Lead and Regional Director. He joined the Management Team of the Enviu Group in January 2022, taking on the CEO role in January 2023.  

Paul holds an MSc in Strategic Management from RSM, Erasmus University. He has also helped in the build-out of a solar energy start-up to an established player, and has managed teams and projects across five continents.

A generalist, Paul juggles a little bit of everything. He enjoys trying a new hobby every six months and is passionate about his family and work. Outside Enviu, he continues to support the development of impactful solar energy projects as a board member of the Sopowerful Foundation.