James Mackay

Energy Council of South Africa, CEO

Education: BSc Engineering, (UCT) and Finance CA(SA), (UCT)

James is a multi-disciplined professional, qualified in both engineering and finance and brings a broad range of skills and experience to his role as the CEO of South Africa’s Energy Council. Previously head of Energy Strategy for PwC he has worked across various energy sectors and Africa and is experienced in both public and private sector.

With over 20 years of experience in delivering large investment and transformation projects, James brings a wealth of knowledge and diversity to the task of developing a sustainable national energy transition pathway focused on ensuring a thriving energy sector, while creating shared value and prosperity for all South Africans.