The CHARGE team

At Zero Carbon Charge, our team comprises experts in engineering, business development, financial management, quality control, and strategic communications.

With a strong foundation in structural and electrical engineering, our team excels in system integration and innovative energy solutions. Our professionals drive strategic growth, ensure high standards, manage project timelines, and foster essential government and stakeholder relations. Supported by dedicated marketing, logistics, and environmental compliance specialists, our creative team ensures Zero Carbon Charge leads in sustainable energy innovation.

Co-founders & directors

Andries Malherbe co-founder of Zero Carbon Charge

ANDRIES MALHERBE

CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Legal | Research | Finance

  • Co-founded Zero Carbon Charge 2021
  • Initiated and advised on largest secondary buyout (at that date) of a Windfarm in SA in 2018
  • Co-founder and co-owner of multiple bid-ready windfarms, to be bid in Round 6 of the REIPP programme
  • Since 2011 large-and small-scale wind and solar developer in partnership with Joubert.
  • 2007 to 2011, Co-owner of car retail businesses and property interests
  • 1991 to 2006, Naspers Group, Amsterdam, Johannesburg and Cape Town
  • 1988 to 1991, Bankers Trust NY, USA
  • 1986 to 1988, MBA, Stanford University, Fulbright scholarship
  • BCom LLB, Stellenbosch University
Joubert Roux co-founder of Zero Carbon Charge

JOUBERT ROUX

CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Director of Operations

Joubert Roux is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record in transportation. Over the last 3 decades, he has built up a network of service stations and car dealerships throughout the Southern, Western, and Northern Cape.

Since 2011, Joubert has been developing wind and solar projects for the REIPP programme, in partneship with Andries.

Joubert spent 10 formative years in the civil engineering industry with Grinaker-LTA and is experienced in the roll-out of big long-term construction projects.

Apart from his interests in the motor industry he also has farming interests along the Olifants River. He was instrumental in working with previously disadvantaged communities in Ebenhaezer and Leliesfontein to establish micro-vineyards and boutique wineries.

He is the founder of 1st Principles Distillery – one of few distilleries in SA driven by solar power.

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FINANCIAL ADVISORS
ENGINEERS
TOWN PLANNERS
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORS
ARCHITECTS
QUANTITY SURVEYORS
VISUAL IMPACT SPECIALISTS
INTERIOR DESIGNER
FOOD SERVICE CONSULTANT
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
SOFTWARE SPECIALISTS
SAFETY & ACCESSIBILITY ASSESSOR
LEGAL ADVISORS
MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

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