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Yoann Joyeux

Managing Director

- yoann@emergy.co.za

Yoann holds a Master of Science in Management from Bordeaux Business School (France). During several years at a management consulting firm in Europe Yoann developed strong skills linked to project management, business development and financial modeling. He joined Ciel & Terre (C & T) in 2012 to launch their activities in Southern Africa, before joining Emergent Energy in 2013 to support the growth of our renewable energy project pipeline and activities, especially relating to solar PV.

Gilles Dumont

Technical Manager

- gilles@emergy.co.za

With a multidisciplinary engineering degree from ICAM Toulouse, Gilles has experience in the mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering spheres. As a project engineer at French firm Bouygues, Gilles spent just under three years on the high-speed Gautrain project in Johannesburg. At Emergent Energy, he manages the onsite work of Emergent Energy, including the installation of commercial and industrial solar PV systems, meterological towers and instrumentation, and energy efficiency equipment. 

Robert Timmis

Chief Operating Officer

- Robert@emergy.co.za

Robert is a professionally registered mechanical engineer with both design and project management experience. He has extensive experience in the Energy sector of South Africa, having worked in nuclear, renewable and conventional power generation. Rob is bringing the lessons learnt in the REIPP sector to the commercial solar PV sector to add to the growing momentum at Emergent Energy. Rob is a keen outdoors man and enjoys training for the next marathon or triathlon.

Natasha Kloppers

Renewable Energy Engineer

- natasha@emergy.co.za

Natasha graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Mechanical Engineering degree at the end of 2011. Passionate about using her creative engineering skills to preserve the environment, Natasha has been actively involved in the development of a large pipeline of commercial and industrial solar PV projects, as well the green building services branch of the company. Natasha was involved in green field wind project development before joining the Emergent Energy team.

Jonathan De Vrye

Renewable Energy Engineer

- jonathan@emergy.co.za

Having graduated at the end of 2014 with a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Cape Town, Jonathan started his career with Emergent Energy. Jonathan's interest in both the technical and financial aspects of renewable energy projects gear him towards being a successful member of the team. 

Natheera Ravat Johadien

Design Technologist

- natheera@emergy.co.za

Natheera graduated at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University of Technology with a National Diploma in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Technology in Structural Engineering at Cape Peninsula University of Technology in 2010 and 2011 respectively. She received a background in Solar PV while previously working at Schletter SA and has since joined Emergent Energy in hopes of advancing her Renewable Energy knowledge and contributing to Emergent Energy’s success

Timothy Beghin

Renewable Energy Engineer

- tim@emergy.co.za

Obtaining his Mechanical Engineering Degree from UCT at the end of 2015, Tim joined the team at Emergent Energy. His interest areas are renewable energy development and project management. Tim had exposure in the sugar and boiler industries as well as non-profit work before he joined Emergent Energy. Tim hopes his engineering background can add to the growing momentum at Emergent Energy

Adele Boadzo

Renewable Energy Engineer

- adele@emergy.co.za

Adele holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Cape Town, with a focus on distributed renewable energy projects for electrification. Adele has also worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, focusing on operations and strategy for Africa’s power, oil and gas sectors. She brings project management and technical expertise as an electrical engineer at Arcelor Mittal South Africa. Adele supports Emergent Energy in developing its project pipeline across Africa. 

Stevie de Castro Txala

Project Technician

- stevie@emergy.co.za

Stevie is studying towards her Electrical Engineering Diploma at CPUT and is completing her in service training at Emergent Energy. Stevie is assisting in various technical aspects of the company and is involved in developing operations processes.  Stevie hopes to use her training at Emergent to broaden her understanding of renewable energy in South Africa.

Noluvuyo Mswewu

Project Planner

- noluvuyo@emergy.co.za

Noluvuyo is completing her BTech in Electrical Engineering at the University of Johannesburg. With her newly found interest in renewable energy, after being in the mining industry, she hopes to flourish at Emergnt Energy. She is also looking to sharpen her skills in supply chain, design, maintenance and project management.

Mapula Monyela

Renewable Energy Technologist

- mapula@emergy.co.za

Mapula Monyela holds a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering from CPUT.  Prior joining Emergent she was a Junior Support Engineer at Enersys Powertech in the Division of Battery Technologies. She was responsible for Technical Sizing of DC Solutions and Power Systems for telecommunications Back-up Power Systems. She also worked as an Electronics Service Technician Trainee at SEW Eurodrive S.A, assisting in technical designs of VSD panels as well as VSD and Motor tests.  She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Technology In the University of Johannesburg and hope to gain more technical skills and knowledge on Renewable Energy through Emergent. 

Jane Chapola

Business Developer

- jane@emergy.co.za

As a business developer, Jane is dedicated to using her  sales and digital marketing skills to ensure that Emergent Energy’s opportunities for investors in the renewable energy sector are communicated in an effective and professional manner. Her qualifications include an MCom and BCom (Hons) from Witwatersrand University and a BCom from Rhodes University.

Leo Williams

Business Developer

- leo@emergy.co.za

Leo has joined the Emergent Energy team after working for almost 5 years in the Financial industry and more than 5 years in the FMCG industry. He has worked for Old Mutual, Distell and Mccain SA. Leo holds a degree in Economics and loves sport. He hopes to add a bit of green to the world at Emergent Energy.

Peter du Plessis

Business Analyst

- peter@emergy.co.za

Peter is almost done with his Bachelors of Commerce in Law, majoring in Business Management and Human Resource Management. He started his career with Emergent Energy as a Business Analyst. Peter is a young, energetic individual always on the lookout for exiting opportunities.

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