James Mackay

CEO, Energy Council of South Africa

As a multi-disciplined professional in both engineering and finance, James brings a broad range of skills and experience to his role as the CEO of South Africa’s Energy Council. Previously head of Energy Strategy for PwC he has worked across various energy sectors, including power markets, natural gas and green hydrogen. James has worked across Africa and is experienced in both public and private sector.

With over 20 years of experience in delivering large investment and transformation projects, James brings a wealth of knowledge and diversity to the task of developing a sustainable national energy transition pathway focused on ensuring a thriving energy sector, whilst creating shared value and prosperity for all South Africans.