Phylip Leferink was born in the Netherlands in 1965. He received the MBA degree from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands in 1991.
Starting his career in Hong Kong in 1992, he was involved in various large scale airport construction and energy projects across Asia. Early 2008, he moved into the renewable energy sector by becoming Vice President Sales for Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. Having teamed up, on behalf of Vestas, with Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) during the development phase of the challenging LTWP project in northern Kenya, he moved across to LTWP in 2015 and became LTWP’s General Manager overseeing the construction phase of the project while ensuring a smooth transition into LTWP’s long term operations.