Herc van Wyk, CEO, Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Managers

Panelist at AIX: Power and Renewables Herc van Wyk is the CEO of Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Managers, the Johannesburg-based manager of the Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund, which invests in the full spectrum of infrastructure in Africa. He has twenty five years’ experience … Read More

Mike Mulcahy, Atlantis Special Economic Zone Project Executive, South Africa

Panelist at AIX: Power and Renewables Mike has been at GreenCape since its inception 5-years ago. GreenCape was set up as a ‘triple-helix’ organisation by the regional government in the Western Cape and the City of Cape town to unlock and unblock … Read More

Walvis Bay Corridor Group to participate at AIX: Transport and Logistics

Johny Smith, Chief Executive Officer at Walvis Bay Corridor Group has confirmed his participation at the Africa Investment Exchange: Transport & Logistics at RSA House in London, 28 to 29 September. The Walvis Bay Corridor Group is a public-private partnership established to … Read More

Terje Osmundsen looks at whether 2015 will be the year of solar power across Africa

From South Africa to Egypt, a number of African governments and utilities now seem to have done their homework, and are therefore set to make 2015 the year of solar power in Africa. A few weeks ago, I was asked … Read More

Jon Marks examines themes raised at AIX:Energy

Judging by the headlines, 2014 has been a significant year for improving electricity supply in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where only 290m of the 915m population has access and the total number without grid connections is still rising, according to the … Read More

Richard Onyango, Investment Director, EISER Infrastructure Partners

Panelist at AIX: Energy Richard Onyango is an Investment Director at EISER Infrastructure Partners, LLP and runs the Africa business from Johannesburg. He previously helped to establish Standard Bank’s Infrastructure Finance business in Nairobi and has experience in advising and arranging … Read More

Peter Ballinger, Managing Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Panelist at AIX: Power and Renewables The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. Peter Ballinger is OPIC’s managing director is based in Johannesburg having previously managed OPIC’s Asia operations out of New Delhi and the Europe/Eurasia … Read More

Thembani Bukula, Regulator Member Responsible for Electricity Regulation at NERSA

Thembani is the Regulator Member primarily responsible for electricity regulation at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA). His qualifications include: M.Sc. in Mathematics, Science & Technology Education; B.Sc. Electrical Engineering; and Post – graduate diploma in Engineering Business … Read More