Poonam is an electrical engineer with an MSc in Engineering and MBA from Wits Business School. She has extensive experience in HV Engineering and Design, Project Development, and Project Management. For large scale renewable energy projects, she has been involved in the technical project pre- feasibility analysis, initial project designs, budgeting, managing cash flows, and contract negotiations. She has also been recently exposed to IoT and automation solutions. Her core strength lies in the commercial aspects of the project with regards to looking the profitability and technical feasibility, while also managing commercial contract negotiations. She has an enquiring mind, and tends to see the bigger picture when looking at a piece of information. She is an active listener that knows how to create value using her knowledge and skills. She has over 13 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector and is also currently a leadership coach for MBA students at Wits Business School.