The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation that researches, develops, localises and diffuses technologies to accelerate socioeconomic prosperity in South Africa. The organisation’s work contributes to industrial development and supports a capable state. Read More


The Institute of Energy Professionals Africa (IEPA) Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) provides credible, recognised and high-quality accredited skills and training programs to the Sub-Saharan African market and facilitates continuous development of the trained individuals through internationally recognised certification programs. IEPA represents the international Read More


Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is a voluntary association of Consulting Engineering firms with a member base across the country totaling in excess of 550 companies. CESA is the custodian of the wellbeing of the industry supported by member firms who employ Read More

Val Green

Valerie is currently the National Coordinator for South Africa in a global programme called the Economic Empowerment of Women in Green Industry implemented by UNIDO in partnership with UN Women.The purpose of this programme is to advise policy makers and practitioners on Read More

Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond specialises in political economy, geopolitics, political ecology (resource extraction, energy, water and climate change), social mobilisation, state-society relations and public policy. From 2015-2019 Patrick was Distinguished Professor of Political Economy at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Governance (WSG), where he also worked from Read More