Energy transformation in South Africa
The role of the private sector
Vuyo Ntoi is the Investment Director for Southern and Central Africa, and is responsible for originating, analysing and implementing AIIM’s infrastructure investments in the region. AIIM develops, advises and manages private equity infrastructure funds and Vuyo has been involved in the management and advice of the funds since joining AIIM in 2003. Vuyo has a breadth of knowledge across the infrastructure sectors and has been involved in transport (roads, airports, sea ports and rail) energy (power, renewables and pipelines) and telecommunications transactions both in an analyst and principal capacity, including a number of notable transactions in South Africa and West Africa.
Vuyo holds a B.Com Honours degree from the University of Cape Town and an MBA from IESE Business School.
Davis Cook is CEO of The Research Institue for Innovation and Susatinability and has over 10 years of European and African experience in strategy and management consulting, with a focus on strategy, innovation and risk. His sector experience covers mining, oil and gas, aerospace, energy, and bilateral relations. He has over 5 years' public sector experience in economic development and policy and over 5 years of startup experience, including both renewable energy and consulting startups. Davis is currently in the scaling phase of his second startup and is involved in developing operational efficiencies both for RIIS and for our clients, focusing on innovation management.
Davis is currently completing a Global Executive MBA through IESE Business School.