Yumnaa Firfirey

Head of Sustainability, Scatec Solar

Yumnaa Firfirey is currently the Head of Sustainability of Scatec Solar in South Africa. She has had a diverse career in business, government, partnership organisations and as an entrepreneur, in South Africa and abroad. She has worked in the areas of enterprise development, tourism, design, sustainability and renewable energy, with partnership building and economic development as the common thread throughout. She is responsible for the establishment of the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership and has won various awards in business and in government. Yumnaa is chair of the Table Mountain Fund and has been board member and Audit Committee chair of Green Cape, a sector development agency set up to further the renewable energy industry in South Africa.