Nhlakanipho Kunene

Wind Coordinator

Nhlakanipho Kunene, known as Kani, is Red Rocket’s Facility Manager. In his role, he is responsible for ensuring the optimal running of our wind facility operations, which requires collaboration with site teams to compile and present reports in accordance with contractual procedures.

Before joining Red Rocket, Kani worked as Head of Wind Technology, Operations and Maintenance at an international renewable energy company. At Red Rocket, he gravitates to the impact value of our projects, and seeing the visible results of all efforts, which talk to the dedication and camaraderie shared among our teams.

His engineering career spans over 20 years in various management and technical roles, and he holds two National Diplomas in Electrical Engineering, heavy and light current, and a Certificate of Competency for Electrical Engineers. He is currently completing an Executive MBA with the UCT Graduate School of Business.