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Paul Hinks

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Paul Hinks

Chairman and CEO, The Symbion Group; Chairman, Invest Africa US
Paul Hinks

PAUL HINKS is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Symbion Group, a US power investor that develops, finances, constructs and operates electrical power infrastructure in the developing world. In Africa, the Group has so far invested in 1,400 MW of generation capacity and constructed over 3,000 kms of transmission and distribution. Its latest venture MyHydro, a developer of large-scale distributed hydropower solutions for Africa, that are scalable, and provide 24/7, affordable power for off-the-grid customers using next-gen technologies from the United States. Symbion Power is a US investor and Independent Power Producer based in New York City that has built, owned, and operated electricity infrastructure in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Symbion is one of the largest US investors in the power sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. As the driving force behind The Symbion Group, Paul has spent his entire working life in the power industry. His career spans 40 years and in that period, he has worked in the United Kingdom, the United States, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Additionally, Paul is currently Chairman of Invest Africa US, the leading business and investment platform that provides its members with information and exposure to investment opportunities in Africa.