Prof. Roderick Crompton
Wits Business School
Director Of Africa Energy Leadership Centre
Dr. Rod Crompton is an Adjunct Professor at the Wits Business School, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa where he is the Director of the African Energy Leadership Centre. Previously he ran Crompton Consulting specialising in energy, economic regulation and industrial policy using his experience acquired over nearly 40 years in the energy and chemical fields in various African countries. He was a full-time board member at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for 11 years and was Deputy Director General at the Department of Minerals and Energy where he was responsible for hydrocarbons and energy planning for 9 years. He has also worked at the Department of Trade and Industry and was managing director of the Minerals and Energy Policy Centre. He has served on the boards of several companies and is currently a non-executive Director at Eskom, Africa’s largest electricity utility.