Gilles Dumont is an engineer and business development specialist focusing on sustainability and decarbonisation in the mining sector. He is currently Head of Business Development for on-grid and off-grid projects at JUWI Renewables, Africa. Gilles has worked in the renewable energy sector for twelve years and has deep experience in the design, financing, construction and O&M of large-scale and utility-scale solar and wind projects in Africa. Prior to joining JUWI, Gilles was a technical manager and project developer at BioTherm Energy and before that operations manager at Emergent Energy. He has a master’s degree in Engineering from the Institut Catholique d’Arts et Métiers in France.