Anton-Louis Olivier

Anton-Louis Olivier

  • Vice President, International Hydropower Association (IHA)
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Anton-Louis Olivier is an experienced CEO and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of international experience in the renewable energy sector. Most notably, he founded and served as CEO of the REH Group of companies (South Africa) in 2006. He established REH as a hydropower development business and the group grew to become a leading developer, owner and operator of small hydropower plants in South Africa with activities across Southern Africa. In 2021, he arranged an exit from REH for himself and his co-investors in the business through an outright sale of REH and all its assets to a European project developer. Qualified in mechanical engineering and with a postgraduate degree in economics, both from the University of Pretoria, he worked initially in the public sector as well as in private sector consulting and spent two years as a project manager with the United Nations Environment Programme in Denmark. After jointly establishing NuPlanet, a sustainable energy project development company in the Netherlands in 2000, he also opened its offices in South Africa. In 2014, NuPlanet South Africa was integrated into the REH Group. Anton-Louis has a clear track record of execution in all aspects of independent power producer (IPP) development and financing, and on hydropower specifically with procurement, construction and operations. He established and acted on behalf of three IPPs in raising development funding, as well as debt and equity for construction, achieved financial close and managed the construction process up to commercial operations. Between 2010 and 2021, as REH Group CEO, he was responsible for the business administration and commercial management of two project-financed IPPs and served as Managing Director of the operations and maintenance contractor for three hydropower plants.

All Sessions by Anton-Louis Olivier

Conference Day 3 - Thursday September 29, 2022
Conference Day 2 - Wednesday September 28, 2022
14:00 - 15:00 PM

Breakaway Session - Unlocking Africa’s Hydropower potential

Green Hydrogen Day (Day 1) - Tuesday September 27, 2022
3rd Day September 29, 2022
2nd Day September 28, 2022