Speakers 2020

Abulele Adams

Abulele Adams

President, International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) South Africa
Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell

Managing Director, Vantage GreenX
Allan Palmer

Allan Palmer

Country Sales Manager, ENERCON
Andre Otto

Andre Otto

Project Manager, South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI)
Andrea Isidori

Andrea Isidori

Energy Advisor, Danish Energy Agency
Ben Backwell

Ben Backwell

Chief Executive Officer, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)
Ben Brimble

Ben Brimble

Project Manager, Windlab Developments SA
Boitumelo Kiepile

Boitumelo Kiepile

Head of Regulatory Affairs
Chris Brockwell

Chris Brockwell

Amakhala Emoyeni Windfarm
Christopher Bellingham

Christopher Bellingham

Head of Project Development, juwi
Claude Cogill

Claude Cogill

Project Manager, SARETEC
Clinton Carter-Brown

Clinton Carter-Brown

Energy Centre Manager, South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Daniel Goldstuck

Daniel Goldstuck

Director and Head of Energy Storage and Microgrid services, SOLA Group
Daniel Struwig

Daniel Struwig

Business development, ArcVera Renewables
Daniel Zinman

Daniel Zinman

Senior Transactor, RMB
David Moncasi

David Moncasi

Sales Manager Africa & Key Account Manager, The Nordex Group
David Rowen

David Rowen

Head of Global Business Development, Vestas Manufacturing
Dr Holle Linnea Wlokas

Dr Holle Linnea Wlokas

Principal and Senior Researcher, Social performance firm Synergy Global Consulting, Stellenbosch University's Centre for Complex Systems in Transition
Dr Janice Golding

Dr Janice Golding

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Dr Rob Simmons

Dr Rob Simmons

Ecologist, Environmental Consultant and Conservation Biologist
Dr. Tobias Bischof-Niemz

Dr. Tobias Bischof-Niemz

Head of Department Business Development, ENERTRAG
Elsa Strydom

Elsa Strydom

Head of Infrastructure Finance, Independent Power Producer Office
Enrique López Ponce

Enrique López Ponce

Managing Director South Africa, The Nordex Group
Gregory S. Poulos, PhD

Gregory S. Poulos, PhD

CEO, Principal Atmospheric Scientist, ArcVera Renewables
Hanli Smit

Hanli Smit

Program Director, Siemens Gamesa South Europe in Africa
Heather Sonn

Heather Sonn

Managing Director, Gamiro Investments
Hein Reineke

Hein Reineke

General Manager, Mainstream Africa
Hlengiwe Radebe

Hlengiwe Radebe

Economic Development Director, Globeleq South Africa Management Services
Janek Winand

Janek Winand

Managing Director, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy South Africa
Jason de Beer

Jason de Beer

Head of Operations, Exxaro
Jason van der Poel

Jason van der Poel

Head of Webber Wentzel's Energy Sector Group, Webber Wentzel
Jean Pierre Sanchez

Jean Pierre Sanchez

Business Development Africa Manager WITHIN SGRE
Johannes Lange

Johannes Lange

Business Development and International Markets, GEO-NET
Kadri Nassiep

Kadri Nassiep

Executive Director of Energy, City of Cape Town
Karen De Bruyn

Karen De Bruyn

Head of Development, G7 Renewable Energies
Kate MacEwan

Kate MacEwan

Project Manager & International Business Development, Western EcoSystems Technology Inc. (WEST)
Katherine Persson

Katherine Persson

Managing Director, Windlab East Africa
Kudakwashe Ndhlukula

Kudakwashe Ndhlukula

Executive Director, SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE)
Maloba G Tshehla

Maloba G Tshehla

Head of Strategy and Growth, ED Platform
Malte Meyer

Malte Meyer

Business Development Director, Vestas Southern Africa
Mandisa Mkhize

Mandisa Mkhize

Senior Energy Analyst, GreenCape
Mark Tanton

Mark Tanton

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Red Cap Energy
Mercia Grimbeek

Mercia Grimbeek

Head of Project Development, ENERTRAG South Africa
Meta Mhlarhi (Maponya)

Meta Mhlarhi (Maponya)

Director & Co-Founder, Mahlako A Phahla Group
Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

Renewable Costing Analyst, International Renewable Energy Agency
Mishelle Govender

Mishelle Govender

Chief Director: Hazardous Waste Management and Licensing, Department of Environment
Nhlanhla Ngidi

Nhlanhla Ngidi

Head of Electricity and Energy, South African Local Government Association (SALGA)
Ntombifuthi Ntuli

Ntombifuthi Ntuli

Chief Executive Officer, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)
Paul Holzweber

Paul Holzweber

Senior Manager - Construction, Vestas Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd
Pervelan Govender

Pervelan Govender

Head of Technical, IPP Office
Peter Venn

Peter Venn

Managing Director: Africa, Windlab Limited
Piet van Staden

Piet van Staden

Former Chair and deputy chair, Energy Intensive Users Group of Southern Africa
Priscilla Gibson

Priscilla Gibson

Founder of Tech-Pro Personnel and co-founder of AltGen Recruitment and AltGen,
Professor Sampson Mamphweli

Professor Sampson Mamphweli

Co-Director, African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Energy
Rebecca Thomas

Rebecca Thomas

Senior Development Manager, Mainstream Renewable Power South Africa
Riaan Smit

Riaan Smit

Distribution Division: Planning Centre of Excellence, focusing on Power System Planning and renewable energy, Eskom
Roberto Vigotti

Roberto Vigotti

Secretary General, RES4Africa Foundation
Ronald Marais

Ronald Marais

Strategic Grid Planning Manager, Eskom
Samantha Ralston-Paton

Samantha Ralston-Paton

Birds and Renewable Energy Project Manager, BirdLife South Africa
Seun Whittaker

Seun Whittaker

Professional Engineer and Senior Renewable Energy Specialist, World Bank Group
Sohaib Malik

Sohaib Malik

Wind power research, Wood Mackenzie
Stanley Semelane

Stanley Semelane

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Stefanie Bourne

Stefanie Bourne

Principal Engineer and Business Director for Renewable Energy Project Development, DNV GL
Stephanus Minnie

Stephanus Minnie

Free State Provincial Director
Stephen Koopman

Stephen Koopman

Business Operations, ENERTRAG South Africa
Sunette Smith

Sunette Smith

Group Investment Executive, Reatile Group (Pty) Limited
Takalani Maswime

Takalani Maswime

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and  Human Resources, Cennergi
Themba Khoza

Themba Khoza

Chief Engineer, Grid Code Management, Eskom
Titania Stefanus-Zincke

Titania Stefanus-Zincke

Country ED Manager, Mainstream Renewable Power
Tobias Elling Rehfeld

Tobias Elling Rehfeld

Ambassador of Denmark
Veronique Fyfe

Veronique Fyfe

ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT MANAGER, G7 Renewable Energies
Wikus Kruger

Wikus Kruger

Researcher, Power Futures Lab at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business
William Price

William Price

Enel Green Power, Country Manager, South Africa
Yumnaa Firfirey

Yumnaa Firfirey

Head of Sustainability, Scatec Solar