The leadership team

A senior team that brings on-board deep renewable energy, investment banking and project management expertise

Panos Balezos

Managing Partner Upturn Solutions

Business Development/Programme Manager

  • 8 years of PV project Development, and advisory.
  • Delivered Digital Transformation programmes in Financial Services sector, UK.
  • Reengineered product portfolio as Marketing Director of OTE Group, member of Deutsche Telecomm.
  • Led the introduction and establishment of the visual product line in Greece for SONY Hellas .
  • More than 80 MWp photovoltaic project development and 40 MWp financial advisory.
  • Currently developing >275 MWp photovoltaic projects in Greece.
  • Law School, Athens University.
  • MA Business Management, Lancaster University, UK.

Stefan Küver

Founder & Managing Partner Dauerkraft

Banker & RE Expert

  • 1994 – 1999 development of a 6 MW wind park in Germany.
  • 4 years of International Project Finance at Dresdner Bank AG in Frankfurt, Sydney, Luxembourg.
  • 8 years Financial Advisory at PricewaterhouseCoopers AG in Hamburg in the field of Renewable Energies (Senior Manager and Authorized Signatory).
  • Since 2009 Founder and Managing Partner of Dauerkraft.
  • Around 1,000 MWp supervised and financed projects in the field of wind power and photovoltaics in Germany and Europe.
  • Degree in Economics.

Dr. Lars Levien

Managing Partner Dauerkraft Investor Solutions

Finance and Project Development Professional

  • 10 years – incl. 5 years as MD – for a well-known trading company of forest products (250 mn€ turnover).
  • 2 years of Investment Advice to energy-intensive companies for CHP (biomass) and in the field of PV.
  • 3 years Managing Partner of a transaction advisor for PV and wind power plants.
  • Since 2014 Managing Partner of Dauerkraft Investor Solutions.
  • Completed transactions and asset management of plants with more than 500 MWp in Germany and abroad .
  • Degree in Business Administration.