Szabi Baranyi

Head of Corporate Finance

Rensource Energy


Szabi has 12 years experience in investment and corporate finance roles in emerging markets. He is currently Head of Corporate Finance at Rensource, a leading decentralised energy infrastructure company in Nigeria backed by global investors.

Szabi had a stint in Uganda developing a new m-health service at award-winning social impact company BIMA. Prior to that, he worked in the investment team at Rioforte, a private equity investment company with EUR 3bn AUM, completing landmark deals with DFIs. He started his career at HSBC, closing financing transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa including utility-scale energy projects.

He has had several twists and turns with impact ventures and first-time funds as co-founder, employee, partner, mentor and angel investor. Szabi lived in 9 countries on 4 continents. He holds an MBA from INSEAD.

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