Jon Frick is a Business Development Director at Globeleq where he has been leading the renewables team in securing new wind and solar projects in Southern Africa for seven years. Jon has led teams in competitive bids in eight countries and has overseen the successful award of 1.5GW through competitive processes. Globeleq’s partnership and acquisition approach requires Jon to forge and maintain industry-wide relationships with developers, lenders, investors, government stakeholders and suppliers. Previously holding positions with EON and Mainstream Renewable Power, Jon has a cohesive understanding of the full value chain with experience from early-stage project development to project structuring and execution. SAPVIA has a responsibility to enable solutions to the energy crisis, Jon fully believes in and supports this view hence aiming to be further engaged. To successfully achieve this structure, public procurement needs to rapidly evolve to effectively recover the energy sector and power South Africa’s growth.
– B.Sc Hons in Environmental Management, Economics University of Cape Town (2011)
– M.Phil in Energy and Development Studies, University of Cape Town (2013)