I am currently working as a technical advisor on power sector reform, just energy transition and capacity building for the energy transition in South Africa. I completed my doctorate within the Clean Energy Research Group of the University of Pretoria, specializing in concentrating solar power technologies, computation fluid dynamics and design optimization.

Highest Level of Education

Doctorate and post-doctoral

Current Job/Study field

International organizations


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Current employer

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Work experience

  • Technical advisor
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) South Africa - Full-time From March 2022 to Present

    My current work consists of supporting our institutional partners (predominantly national government departments) in implementing projects that contribute towards power sector reform and the just energy transition in South Africa. As a technical advisor I provide both project management and direct inputs into power sector policy documents, regulatory tools and just energy transition strategies.


  • Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering
    University of Pretoria From May 2018 to September 2021
  • Honours in Mechanical Engineering
    University of Pretoria From February 2013 to February 2014
  • Mechanical Engineering
    University of Pretoria From February 2008 to December 2012

Area of expertise

Engineering Energy policy Electricity Regulation Electricity market design


  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French


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