Chanda Nxumalo

Harmattan Renewables, Spokesperson - SAPVIA , INE Director – Exxaro

Chanda is a Director in Harmattan Renewables, a consultancy focused on providing technical, commercial and environmental advisory services as well as asset management for renewable energy projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. Chanda has been instrumental in driving the renewable energy roll-out in South Africa as the spokesperson for the South African PV Association, a non-profit body devoted to promoting the growth of the country’s solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity market and contributing to the country’s renewable energy roll-out. With her richness of skills and experience in renewable energy Chanda has been selected to be an independent director within Exxaro’s growth strategy in energy. You might ask yourself what practical experience she has, well… she is a professional engineer with 13 years of experience in the renewable energy and power sector. Chanda holds a Master’s in engineering, Economics and Management from the University of Oxford. She has extensive experience working in the technical, business development, and executive capacity in African, American, and European markets.

An all-rounded professional with skills and experience in many aspects of the energy field, both nationally and internationally, including the African continent, and the perfect example of what strong leaders are capable of.