Karel is a Registered Professional Engineering Technologist,a USCertified Energy Manager and a Certified Measurement and Verification (M&V) Professional.

Hehas more than 15 years of experience in all energy sectors. He established/managed the energy M&V functionfor the NERSA, Eskom and thereafter become an M&V specialist.

He is apast president of theSouthern African Association for Energy Efficiency Confederationand board member. He chairs theM&V Community for South Africa,South African National Accreditation System(SANAS) Specialist Technical Committee for M&VInspection Bodies andtheSABS 50 001 Technical Committee for Energy Management Standards.He sits on the board of theInstitute of Energy Professionals Africa,the Sub-Sahara Africa Region Certification Board for the USAssociation of Energy Engineers and represents SA in the Cleaner Energy Ministerial, Energy Management Work Group. He is also an M&V and Energy Performance Certificates assessor/expert for SANAS.

Karel is a SANEDI panel member forSection 12L and 12i Energy Efficiency Tax incentives.

He works as a consultant and where required, formspart of teams who can use his expertise.