Kishan Pillay, Director of Oil & Gas: Industrial Development Division, Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa

PillayKishan chairs the DTI-led Gas Industrialisation Unit (GIU) and the local content work-stream of Operation Phakisa, an initiative designed to fast track the implementation of solutions on critical development issues. He serves on the boards of the South African Oil & Gas Alliance, a public private partnership that aims to promote the interests of firms operating within the oil and gas sector in South Africa-and IGAS, an affiliate of the Central Energy Fund Group of Companies.

He has a Masters of Commerce Degree in Economics, from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Kishan is a panellist at the Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting at RSA House, London on 5-6 April.