Takalani Maswime is the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resources (CSR & HR) for Cennergi, a 100% South African owned company that owns Amakhala Emoyeni Phase 1 and Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farms located in the Eastern Cape Province. In this capacity, he is responsible for the implementation of the company’s environmental and social (E&S) management system and the socio-economic and enterprise development (SED&ED) programme, corporate social investment and BBBE for the two wind energy facilities and Cennergi. He is also the Chairperson of the Amakhala Emoyeni Bedford Wind Farm Community Trust and the Amakhala Emoyeni Cookhouse Wind Farm Community Trust.
Prior to joining Cennergi in January 2013, he spent 6 year at the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) responsible for the administration of renewable energy and State-owned enterprise (SoE) development projects , and compliance monitoring of the South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP) research projects in Antarctica and the Prince Edward Islands. He holds a Master’s degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Cape Town.