South African Local Government Association (SALGA)
Head Of Energy And Electricity
Mr Nhlanhla Lucky Ngidi holds a Masters in Business Leadership (MBL) with Corporate Governance as a major, Post Graduate Degree in Management Development (MDP), Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering Heavy Current (B-Tech) and a National Diploma in Power Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer with ECSA, and a member of the SAIEE, He is also and alumni of the United States International Leadership Programme. Mr Ngidi has held several Directorships at organisations such as Energy and Water SETA and the National Laboratories Association etc, served in difference subcommittees like Financial Subcommittee, Audit and Risk Committees and as Chairperson of the Energy Sub-committees, currently an Advisory Board member of the PowerGen and Distributech Africa. He also played a role in the SADC region as a Renewable Energy External Expert advising the Regional Electricity Regulator’s Association of Southern Africa (RERA). As a consultant Mr Ngidi provides services that assists IPPs with successful completion to Grid Code Compliance Certification Process. Mr Ngidi has over 20 years’ experience in the Electricity Supply Industry in South Africa and SADC region. He is currently the Head of Electricity and Energy Value Chain at South African Local Government Association (SALGA). With substantial regulatory experience having worked for the National Energy Regulator of South Africa as well as several years of experience in local government utilities and Eskom, Mr Ngidi in his SALGA position is currently playing a pivotal role in the industry advocating for necessary reforms to enable the municipalities to embrace the current energy transition and to achieve new sustainable business models for electricity and energy.