Hein Reyneke currently fills the position of Country Manager for Mainstream South Africa and is responsible for the country’s project development process, including all supportfunctions. He has been working as a mechanical engineerand project managerfor 14years, focusing on complex and multidisciplinary projects in the automotive, fuels, rail, marine and renewable energy industry. Since 2008 he has been focusing on project and product development in the renewable energy arena.
He joined Mainstream South Africa in 2010 and sincethen has been part of and most-recently the leaderof the team who successfullyachieved Preferred Bidder status for 500MW of wind projects in South Africa’s REI4P, of which the 140MW Jeffreys Bay project is already in commercial operation.
He is anexpert on all facets of wind energy development and his pragmatic,hands on approach together with extensive wind energy experience would add considerable value to the Board of SAWEA.