Prof. Dr. Kay Pfaffenberger (born 1965) holds a Master in Economic Sciences from Leibniz University Hannover and a PhD in Business and Administration from the University of Leipzig. He started his career as a consultant at the S-‐Kommunal Beratung in Hannover. As head of department he developed and managed electronic banking services at the Cooperative Bank BremenNord. Furthermore he has been consultant for company communication at CardProcess GmbH, Frankfurt. 2009 he founded the Institute for Communication, Finance and Good Governance. Since 2008 he has been teaching as visiting lecturer for different Universities, e.g. Bremen, Berlin and Hamburg. In 2012 Kay Pfaffenberger has been appointed as Professor for Business Administration at Flensburg University of Applied Sciences. Also he is the managing director of the center for Business and Technology in Africa (CBTA). The main focus of his work is lecturing and applied research on business administration and political economics with special focus on business in Africa and inter-‐cultural-‐communication, banking and finance, good governance and renewable energy. In these fields he has supported cooperative banks especially in transaction banking with strong relations to DZ Bank. He has a wide experience with projects in the financial sector and recently with solar industry respective renewable energy companies in West‐Africa.