Our People

With an absolute belief in the growth and development of renewable technologies as a sustainable source of energy for all, our project managers, engineers and designers strive to set and maintain new standards of excellence within the industry.

Markus Heiss

Markus Heiss

Managing Director

Markus has 15+ years experience in different senior management positions in infrastructure investments, M&A advisory and international business development. Markus started ecap Solutions GmbH in 2009 and since then has been involved in Renewable transactions exceeding a volume of 600 MW. Prior to this role he spent four years in M&A advisory and Management Consulting in Europe and Asia, working for companies including Freudenberg and Mitsui & Co. Markus holds a diploma in economics from the University of Duisburg-Essen, which he achieved as part of a scholarship from Mannesmann AG. Markus speaks English, German and French

Otto Carlisle

Otto Carlisle

Technical Director

Over the last 16 years, Otto has been at the heart of developing cleantech and sustainable energy projects including hybrid vehicles, fuel cells, Solar PV farms, onshore and offshore wind, gas to power and energy storage. At ecap Otto works closely with both the commercial and technical aspects of the project development with responsibilities including feasibility studies, financial modelling, project management, technology analysis and liaising between both shareholders and suppliers/contractor

Otto is a Chartered Engineer and holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel and an MSc in renewable energy from Loughborough.

Ecaterina Turcanu

Ecaterina Turcanu

Logistics Manager

Ecaterina has a professional background of 14 years in accounting and logistics. At ecap, she is coordinating the supply of the components up to the completion of the power plant

Previously, Ecaterina worked for 5 years in the Renault company, as part of the Supply Chain Management team, with a long-term assignment in India as expert logistics trainer.

Ecaterina holds an MD in Business Administration and a diploma in Economics from the University Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iasi. Ecaterina speaks English, Romanian and French.

Andrew Skates

Andrew Skates

Technical Manager

After beginning his career as a design engineer in the aerospace industry working for Airbus on the development of A350 XWB and A330, Andrew has more recently spent the last 11 years working within the energy sector. Andrew has spent 9 years working on the project execution phases in specialist positions most notably as a lead commissioning engineer for leading EPC contractors ALSTOM and General Electric completing over 20 GW of new GT26 and GT13E2 power plant in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. More recently Andrew’s exposure has been performing technical assessment of Wind, Biomass, Energy from Waste, LNG and Reciprocating Engine plant in construction and operations phases including development work for large scale solar PV.

Andrew holds both CEng and EUR ING accreditations.

Olga Kozemiakina

Olga Kozemiakina

Logistic Support

Olga has 10 years’ experience working on various projects. Previously, she worked in the regional sales management department at Renaul Retail Group.

At Ecap she is working alongside the logistics team and she is responsible for coordinating the supply of the components.

Olga holds a BD in Public Administration from the ECTS Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania. She speaks English, Russian, Lithuanian and German.

Costa Ghioules

Costa Ghioules

Commercial Finance Manager

Costa is a Qualified Accountant CA(SA), starting his career with KPMG, and now has a professional background of 9 years in finance and commercial operations.

At Ecap, Costa’s focus is over the commercial and financial aspects of project development with responsibilities including project cash flow planning, financial analysis, contract negotiations, procurement, project management and liaising between both shareholders and suppliers/contractors.

Costa holds a BCom Finance and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Costa speaks both English and Greek.

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