Kobus Ackermann has 27 years’ of senior management experience in the transmission and distribution of electricity, particularly in East and Southern Africa. Having lived in East Africa for 10 years, he has an in-depth knowledge of the energy industry and projects in the Sub Sahara region. Before joining ETS he has worked for Siemens Ltd as Managing Director and Board member in Tanzania, Regional Director Energy in Kenya and Business Unit Manager for three business units within the Energy Transmission group. He subsequently also worked for POWER Engineers Inc as Regional Director, Transmission & Distribution.
Under his leadership, Substation projects were successfully executed in Kenya, as well as rural electrification projects in Rwanda, and numerous substations and transmission lines in Tanzania.