It is satisfying to me to see our team consistently demonstrate to our customers a really high level, and a dedicated level, of professionalism, meaning we’re technical and work to understand their specific environment. We’ve really learned throughout the years to speak their language.
As Chief Investment Officer & Chief Operations Officer of Origis Energy, Samir Verstyn applies his extensive financial experience to the company’s global investment activities. To date his leadership has resulted in a pipeline of more than 300 megawatts of solar projects in the U.S. with over $100 million raised in long term sponsor and short term private equity.
Mr. Verstyn oversees the structuring of all solar asset and share deals internationally. Working with the company founder, he was responsible for the advent of the firm’s entry into the U.S. solar market. Since joining Origis a year after its inception, Mr. Verstyn has filled successively larger roles in the company’s growth globally.
Prior to joining Origis, Mr. Verstyn was a financial audit manager with Deloitte & Touche, where he was responsible for managing large audit engagements of clients in the renewable energy, construction and manufacturing sectors.
Mr. Verstyn is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). His educational degrees include a Master’s in Applied Economics from Ghent University and a Master’s in Financial Management from the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School.