Jasandra Nyker is the CEO of BioTherm Energy, a renewable energy investment and project development platform focused on sub‐Saharan Africa. She is on the board of SAWEA (South African Wind Energy Association), and is one of just three South Africans on the World Economic Forum’s 2012 list of Young Global Leaders selected from 59 countries around the world.
Allen Morgan is a professional engineer with over 38 years of experience in the electricity and power sector. Allen is the former Chief Executive of Eskom and a past chairman of the South African National Energy Association. He is also a past non-executive director of the Atomic Energy Corporation and the US based Electric Power Research Institute.
Mr. Paul Mpho Makwana, BAdmin (Hons) served as Chief Executive of Marketing Federation of Southern Africa since July 1, 2003. Mr. Makwana served as Group Transformation and Corporate Affairs Executive at Edcon Holdings (Proprietary) Limited since 2006. Prior to his appointment at Edcon, he served as a Director for the Polokwane region of Standard Bank Group Limited ("Standard Bank") from 2005 to 2006. He successfully integrated Standard Bank into the macro- economic environment of Limpopo.
Scott Mackin is a Managing Partner and Co-President and heads the Denham Capital Power & Renewables team. Scott brings 25 years of energy experience to Denham. He is a member of the Denham Management Committee, Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Valuation Committee.
Jens Thomassen is a Director, responsible for origination, analysis, structuring, valuation and execution of investments for the Power & Renewables Deal Team. He joined Denham Capital in 2012.
Prior to joining Denham, Jens was a Director at Hg Capital, where he originated, executed and sat on the board of companies and transactions in wind, solar, hydro and conventional energy across Europe. Before Hg Capital, Jens was with GE Energy Financial Services, BHP Billiton, BP and Enron.
Yoram Amiga is the Founding Partner and Managing Partner of Sum International Holdings Ltd. He is also the Founder of SunRay Renewable Energy which was subsequently sold to SunPower, being one of the largest renewable energy transactions within Europe, in 2010.
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