Stephen Koopman

Director: Business Operations, Enertrag

Stephen Koopman is a Director at ENERTRAG South Africa, a clean energy
company with the parent company based in Germany. As an independent
energy company, ENERTRAG generates electricity, hydrogen and heat
exclusively from renewable sources and supplies safe, inexpensive renewable
energy to end-customers from residential, commercial to heavy industry
Stephen is responsible for business operations and Managing Director of the
Darling Wind Farm in the Western Cape.

Before this he was part of the leadership team responsible for establishing an
energy centre at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in
South Africa.

Stephen’s experience in the energy sector spans 27 years and includes various
roles in Eskom, ranging from Regional Sales Manager (when there was excess
capacity in the country) to Regional Energy Services Manager (responsible for
demand side management during the capacity constraint years) and eventually
Renewables Technology Manager in the Eskom Research and Development
department.

His qualifications include a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering, and a
B.Com. Stephen is keen to continue his active involvement in changing the
energy landscape for the benefit of the country.