Who we are

Advanx Renewable Energy GmbH was established in 2012 by Matthias Heyn and Wilhelm Dreyer.

Matthias Heyn
Managing Director
Born 1974, raised in Lüchow (Wendland)
Studied law in Göttingen (Germany)
and Cape Town (South Africa)

As a lawyer, Matthias has overseen the construction of several power plants, based on conventional as well as renewable energy, with a combined investment of more than 1 bn EUR. Before co-founding advanx Renewable Energy GmbH, Matthias held managerial positions at Alstom Power Systems, SunEnergy Europe and EnBW Erneuerbare Energien. He has extensive experience in planning and execution of Renewable Energy Projects.

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Wilhelm Dreyer
Diplom-Kaufmann (MBA)
Born 1969 in Dannenberg (Elbe)
Vocational training in Lucerne (Switzerland),
studied business administration in Göttingen (Germany)

Wilhelm has 10 years of experience in investment management, working for renowned German asset managers and private equity funds. Since 2007, he focusses on financing companies and projects from the renewable energy sector, first during his tenure as Investment Director for public listed Capital Stage AG and then as Head of Finance for Hamburg based photovoltaic systems integrator SunEnergy Europe GmbH. In the renewable energy sector, Wilhelm has structured and facilitated investments of ca. 140 mn EUR.

In 2020 Mr Dreyer resigned as Shareholder and Managing Director, but serves as honorable member of the Company´s Senior Board of Advisors since then.

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