Hiten stands as an executive, thought leader and lead expert within the industry extending over 15 years in profession through academia, private and public sectors. He currently serves as director of the national electric mobility programme’s mandate of multi-stakeholder engagements across the public and private sector, both locally and internationally. Hiten also serves as the Secretariat of Electric Vehicle Industry Association, and Liaison for multiple forums including National Association of Automobile Manufacturers, South African Smart Grid Initiative, South African Bureau of Standards and board member of eNtsa engineering engagement entity. Locally, Hiten is a member of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers and South African National Energy Association, and internationally a member of the Institute of Motor Industries UK, CHAdeMO Association and Charging Interface Initiative.
Encompassed with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Honours in Business Administration, Hiten’s passion extends across contributing to technological advancements within the industry globally.