Robert has a 20-year leadership experience in the electricity supply industry. His leadership acumen and technical qualities as a seasoned executive were demonstrated at ErongoRED, where he served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from July 2013 until January 2017 and thereafter as CEO of the City of Windhoek from February 2017 until October 2020. He was appointed CEO of Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (CENORED) from November 2020 until 31 March 2023, and was appointed Electricity Control Board (ECB) CEO effective 1 April 2023. He has served on numerous boards, including the Namibia Energy Institute (NEI). CENORED became the first RED to supply a Mine in Namibia. Under his leadership Trigon Metals signed a Power Supply agreement with CENORED effective 10 December 2021.