Stephen Koopman

Business Operations, ENERTRAG South Africa

Stephen is responsible for business operations at ENERTRAG South Africa. Before this, he formed part of the leadership team responsible for establishing an energy centre at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Stephen’s experience in the energy sector spans 25 years and includes various roles in Eskom, ranging from Regional Sales Manager (when there was excess capacity in the country) to Regional Energy Services Manager (responsible for demand-side management during the capacity constraint years) and eventually Renewable Energy Technologies Manager in the Eskom Research and Development department. In between, there were stints in the Social and Economic Development domain and active involvement in the Electricity Distribution Industry restructuring programme.

His qualifications include a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering and a B.Com. He is keen to continue his active involvement in changing the energy landscape for the benefit of the country.