PowerGen aspires to build a team of leaders who embody the values essential to the success of the company.

Executive Team


Sam Slaughter

CEO & Co-Founder

Prior to co-founding PowerGen in 2011, Sam worked for the energy group at UBS Investment Bank, VCharge Energy, JPMorgan, and was a Trustman Fellow at Harvard University.  He is a graduate of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


Eve Meyer


Eve joined PowerGen in 2013 after working with Google in Mountain View, CA as well as for Teach for America in Oakland, CA. Eve holds degrees in Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics from Harvard University.


Aaron Cheng


Aaron joined PowerGen after his first year at Harvard Business School, bringing his expertise in finance and strategy from years at Accel-KKR and Barclays. Aaron has degrees in Economics & PEIS from the University of California, Berkeley.

Senior Management


Ben Cornell

VP of Grid Operations & Director of Project Coordination

Prior to PowerGen, Ben worked as a consultant with Deloitte advising management at Fortune 500 companies, as well as a real estate developer in Philadelphia, USA.  Ben is a graduate of Skidmore College.


Alastair Smith

Co-Founder & Sr. Director Installations

Alastair worked in the wind energy industry in a variety of capacities and roles prior to co-founding PowerGen Renewable Energy in 2011.  He is a graduate of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


Mark Wopicho

Co-Founder & Sr. Director of Engineering

Mark, a graduate of Kenyatta University with a degree in Renewable Energy, worked for a Kenyan wind energy company before co-founding PowerGen and brings a deep knowledge of Kenyan renewable energy sector to the PowerGen team.

The PowerGen Team