Technical Director, Civil / Hydropower Engineer
John is a Civil Engineer with more than 30 years of extensive experience in Civil and Structural Design, which includes 11 years in Hydropower. His hydropower project experience includes the Feasibility Design of the 235 MW Ndevu Gorge Hydro Hydro Project in Luangwa river, Zambia; design and project management of entire Civil package for two hydro generation projects in the Rwenzori mountains in western Uganda with a total output of 11.2 MW (both projects are operational); Due diligence investigation for the Copperbelt Energy Corporation for the Dikolongo, Kambudji and Kawa hydro projects in the DRC. Tender design and costing for Civil Package for 30 MW hydro plant in Gairezi, Zimbabwe; design of a 15 MW hydro plant for an existing dam in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. He is the founder and Director of Delf Consulting (Est. in 2001) and has consulted for international investors and clients across a wide range of renewable energy technologies including hydropower, solar, hydrogen and biomass. He has also consulted for Sasol, Northam Platinum, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Mittal, Rand Water and WK Construction. Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Stellenbosch,1989.