South African Wind Energy Association
Mercia Grimbeek is the Compliance Manager at Mainstream Renewable Power South Africa. She has oversight of all areas of regulatory and statutory compliance for operational and construction projects. Her role provides cross functional interaction between project companies, The Department of Energy and various external regulatory bodies. Through her direction the compliance function becomes an enabler for the business to adapt to regulatory changes and align the business objectives with corporate governance requirements. Mercia has worked in the renewable energy industry since 2010 and joined Mainstream Renewable Power Developments South Africa in 2015. Prior to that she worked as a Project Development Manager, developing projects from greenfield to construction ready status. She has also consulted to various IPPs on socio-economic and economic development projects. Mercia is the current chair of the South African Wind Energy Association, Chair of the Mainstream Social and Ethics Committee and a member of the Mainstream Global Ethics and Compliance Committee.She studied BCom at the University of Cape Town and has recently completed post graduate certification in Compliance Management and Values Based Leadership at UCT.