Neil van der Merwe

Commercial Manager

Neil van der Merwe is our Commercial Manager in Red Rocket’s Asset Management team. Neil has vast experience in the legal and engineering fields, with project milestones in South Africa and on other parts of the continent, notably Reisa and the Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya. As an academic, he has written research publications on renewable energy.

In his role, Neil is charged with supporting our growth ambitions in the onboarding of our renewable energy projects. With 16 years of experience in renewables, he brings valuable insight to our organisation’s core objectives.

Neil officially joined our team in 2023, having previously worked with us on a range of projects in a consultancy capacity – a relationship that’s a decade in the making. He holds a Master’s in Electrical Engineering and an LLB.