Hein Reineke

General Manager, Mainstream Africa

Hein assumed the position of General Manager in 2016.  He has direct responsibility for projects in development, construction and operations including taking the lead on Mainstream’s Africa initiatives late in 2016.   

Since Hein joined Mainstream his roles have included project and business development through to construction. He has over ten years’ renewable energy experience.   

Hein trained as a mechanical engineer and built a successful career in delivering complex projects and new business initiatives leading multi-disciplinary teams of professionals. His experience covers rewarding enterprises in the automotive, rail, marine and energy industries. He has been one of the pioneers of the South African renewable energy industry and a board member of the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) from 2014 to 2018.”