Cennergi is at the forefront of Southern Africa’s transforming energy landscape. Our executive team share the vision of creating a ground-breaking company for the future that will support the development of the energy sector in the region.

Danie du Plessis

Danie du Plessis

Chief Executive Officer

Danie was appointed CEO of Cennergi in October 2016 after joining the company in 2012.

He is a Metallurgical Engineer with more than 23 years experience in Iron and Steel, Heavy Minerals, Construction, Petrochemical, and Energy sectors. He has held various positions in Operations, Project Management, Operations Excellence, and Technical Services. Danie currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Cennergi and its two project companies, the Tsitsikamma and Amakhala Community Wind Farms.

Trishal Dayal

Trishal Dayal

Head of Finance

Trishal Dayal is a CA (SA) with more than 10 years’ experience across accounting, audit, governance and risk, regulatory compliance, treasury and taxes. 

Trishal has extensive experience in Financial Services, Retail and Mining and Energy industries. In this time he has handled assignments on US GAAP reporting, Sarbanes Oxley, Indian GAAP conversions, Mergers and Acquisitions and has been exposed to a variety of other finance related matters. In his free time Trishal enjoys playing a game of golf and reading.