Senior management team

Shane Bush – Director, Development & Corporate Finance (non board)

Mining Engineering graduate, Shane spent five years as a field engineer with Schlumberger Oilfield Services. Received his  MBA in 1998 and began a successful banking career. He financed his first renewable energy projects 1999. In 2002, Shane established the first specialist renewable energy team in the market with ANZ, focusing on Europe and North America, and building a 40% share of the project finance market for wind in the US in 2003 / ‘04. Shane and his team joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2005 where he created a global renewable energy corporate finance team specializing wind, solar, hydro, bio-mass, bio-fuels and carbon. His award winning team won “deal of the year” in 2007 for Asia – Pacific and Africa.

Dr Jannie Retief - Project & Asset Management Director (non-Board)

After receiving a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pretoria, Jannie won a Shell Scholarship which enabled him to study at Cranfield Institute of Technology in the UK where he received a M.Sc in Engineering. Jannie spent the earlier years of his career designing, constructing and commissioning factories, after which he was mainly involved in company turnarounds and start-ups. He returned to South Africa and completed a doctorate in 1984. Since 1998 he has lived and worked in the UK, Canada and USA. Jannie is currently an Executive member of the British Energy Association.

Ian Gribble – Finance Director (non-Board)

A mechanical engineer, Ian spent several years working as a component design and development enginer for Strix and Swagelok. He became a chartered accountant with BDO and performed audit on a diverse range of businesses such as airlines, offshore investment and mining companies. Prior to joining REH Ian was a financial controller of PokerStars; one of the largest online gaming businesses in the world.