Sun Exchange Welcomes Saul Wainwright as CEO

Published: 01 Aug 2023

Sun Exchange is pleased to announce the appointment of Saul Wainwright as its CEO, effective from August 1, 2023. Saul has been our Chief Financial Officer for five years, and will succeed Martin Webb, who joined as CEO during a key transitional phase for Sun Exchange. Martin’s guidance and extensive industry knowledge are instrumental in driving Sun Exchange's success and he will continue to serve as a member of the Board of Directors.

Saul Wainwright is no stranger to Sun Exchange, having been an integral part of the company's journey for the past five years, working closely with Sun Exchange Founder, Abe Cambridge, and, more recently, Martin, to steer the organisation towards success. Before joining Sun Exchange, Saul spent more than 15 years in Silicon Valley, where he played a pivotal role in guiding early-stage startups through critical growth phases.

“The Sun Exchange board of directors is delighted to welcome Saul as CEO. With over two decades of experience in nurturing and scaling young companies, Saul's proven track record makes him the ideal leader to guide Sun Exchange into a promising future. Saul also has deep experience running finance teams for multi-million dollar companies, which further reinforces his candidacy for being at the helm of the company’s next growth phase,” said William Barry, Head of Energy Strategy, ARCH Emerging Markets Partners and Chairman of the Board of Sun Exchange.

"I am deeply honoured and excited to take on the role of CEO at Sun Exchange, building on the tremendous progress we've already made together,” said Saul Wainwright, CEO, Sun Exchange. “As CFO for the past 5 years, I've had the privilege of working closely with our exceptional team and witnessing firsthand the positive impact of our work in addressing the climate and energy crises. I am committed to driving our mission forward, using my experience and passion to lead Sun Exchange into a new era of growth and innovation. Together with the Board, the leadership team, and every dedicated member of Sun Exchange, I look forward to connecting more of the world to clean solar power, creating a brighter, more sustainable future for all."

"We are thrilled to welcome Saul as our new CEO," said Abe Cambridge, Founder, Sun Exchange. "When I invited him to join us as Sun Exchange’s CFO back in 2018, I did so with admiration of this wisdom and positive mental attitude. These character qualities and proven dedication to our mission have been pivotal to our subsequent successes. With this move to our CEO, I am even more excited about the possibilities that lie ahead under his leadership and he has my unwavering support.”

Please join us in congratulating Saul Wainwright on his well-deserved appointment as the CEO of Sun Exchange. We look forward to an inspiring new chapter for the company, as we continue to connect the world to the power of the sun.