Decentral Energy - Ben Potter
Ben Potter

Non-Executive Director

Ben is an experienced energy executive and entrepreneur in the energy and resources sectors. He has worked in strategy consulting, project development, capital raising, and investing in North America, Europe, Africa, Latin America, and MENA.

Decentral Energy - Nick Van Rensberg
Nick van Rensburg

Non-Executive Director

Nick has worked in the enterprise development area for over 20 years and currently runs the Phakamani Impact Capital fund. Having completed thousands of transactions, he brings a wealth of experience to the team.

Pieter Joubert

Project Engineer

Pieter has a strong technical background in the design and implementation of solar PV projects. He enjoys solving engineering problems and optimising systems and processes. His keen eye for detail ensures high-quality system design and implementation.

Ziaudeen Hassim

Operations and Maintenance Engineer

Ziaudeen is an engineer with a demonstrated background of working in the renewables C&I sector. He specialises in all technical and engineering aspects related to solar projects.

Ale Bareiro

Project Developer and General Counsel

Ale’s background is as a legal consultant, providing advice in corporate and commercial law, and drafting and negotiating agreements. He brings his expertise to the development and administration of projects.

Decentral Energy - Erica Lombard
Erica Lombard

Business Operations Manager

Raised by environmental scientists, Erica first pursued a career in academia before joining Decentral. She brings an impressively varied skillset, a commitment to sustainability, and a passion for optimisation to her work.

Liam May

Operations Manager

Liam has over seven years of experience within the solar industry and has specialised within the Operations and Maintenance arena of commercial and industrial rooftop solar plants, including ground mount systems.

Decentral Energy - Jason Boustead
Jason Boustead

Head of Sales

Jason is a financed solar solutions specialist. He assists in deal-making, developing and cultivating relationships with a wide range of partners and clients.

Decentral Energy - Christian Bode
Christian Bode

Executive Director

Christian leads business and project development and project execution having gained significant legal and commercial experience in project implementation.

Decentral Energy - Luel Culwick
Luel Culwick

Executive Director

Luel has deep energy experience and specialises in integrating the legal, technical, financial aspects of renewable energy projects.