The team

The SunEQ ownership and management team has almost 100 years of combined professional experience in the energy sector, both at home and abroad.

The team’s training and professional experience cover all relevant areas of solar development: Technical and economic planning, legal, purchasing, financing, construction, operation and marketing.

Each team member is personally and entrepreneurially involved in SunEQ.

Boris Westphal

Managing director and founder

  • Graduate economist, University of Hamburg
  • More than 25 years in the international energy industry, including 16 years in the solar industry
  • More than 3,000 MW of international power plant project financing
  • Founder & Managing Director SunEQ
  • Founder & CEO Dornier Suntrace GmbH

Dr. Matthias Schwara

Founder and Senior Advisor

  • Fully qualified lawyer, broad experience in international project development and project financing, energy projects with over 2000 MW capacity financed and realized
  • Over 20 years of experience as a lawyer
  • CFO in large German company for energy engineering services
  • Board member in solar company Namibia
  • Shareholder and Board Member of solar company Tunisia

Peter Preuss


  • Over 16 years of international large-scale power plant project financing
  • Over 2000 MW of power plant capacity financed
  • Over 13 years of asset management with focus on AIF investments
  • Managing director of several wind operating companies in Germany

Our history and milestones


Foundation in Hamburg for the development of solar projects in Africa

Ohorongo Solar

Supply of the largest cement factory in Namibia, subsidiary of the German Schwenck Zement, Ulm.

Project development, design, power supply agreement (PPA), financing, construction, operation, financing in cooperation with local investment fund and Development Bank Namibia (DBN), local development bank and local investors. PV solar power plant of 6.7 MWp, supplying the cement plant with around 45% emission-free solar power since 2019.

Tunisia / Tacapes

10 MW Tunisia: PPA, approvals, currently in the financing process

Realignment Europe

SunEQ is now refocusing on the German solar market: the strategic goal is to develop a portfolio of over 200 MW of PV solar power plants in Germany by 2024.