About Us

Who we are

German Solar is a specialist for photovoltaic systems as well as charging stations for electric cars. We are the sales and distribution partner for renown German state of the art players in the Egyptian market. We are specialized in the retail of their product portfolio as well in the delivery of complete solutions.
Our offices in Cairo and Hamburg provide close and tight relationships to our partners in Germany as well as to our clients in Egypt.
Our team looks back at a long and extensive expertise in various industries in Germany and in Egypt as well as in the Middle East.

Our team

The leadership of German Solar consists of highly qualified experts in various industrial sectors. All members studied in Germany and look back at a rich track record of successful projects in Germany and the Middle East. The team gained its expertise in the various industrial sectors like aerospace, automotive, renewable and conventional energy, mechanical and mechatronics engineering.

Ahmed Aglan

CEO - Chief Executive Officer

Holds a masters degree in engineering and economics from the University of Paderborn. Excellent track record of more than 25 years overarching various sectors like aerospace, automotive, mechanical engineering, pharmaceuticals and airlines. Last but not least, over 5 years in the areas of renewable energy and conventional energy.

Andreas Zimmermann

CPO - Chief Product Officer

Holds a master degree in business informatics from the University of Paderborn. Serial entrepreneur since 2008 especially in areas of management and IT consulting as well as Software as a Service. Experience in various sector like automotive, aerospace and mechanical engineering. Passionate about driving electric cars. 

Ahmed El-Shinnawi

CTO - Chief Technical Officer

Holds a Master degree in mechatronics from the University of Paderborn. 13 years of international project experience in Europe and the Middle East covering a wide range of industries including Manufacturing, Aviation, Airlines, Energy (traditional and renewable), Oil & Gas, Textile, FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, Distribution and Automotive.

Lukas Esters

Product Manager

Living in Hamburg, Germany. 
He holds a Bachelor of Science and has been dealing with the topic of sustainability and alternative energy supply for quite some time. Among other things, he accompanies German Solar in the continuous development of the partner network to create the greatest possible added value for the customers.