Mr Drotsché is AFSEC TC 82 Chair and AFSEC Management Committee member, South Africa. Previously he was the Senior Engineer with Eskom Distribution Western & Northern Cape Area stationed in Cape Town responsible for SMART Grid Planning and Control Plant Engineering. He has 38 years experience with DC systems & emergency standby systems mostly for Eskom internal use. He has been involved in various in-house renewable energy systems designs & IPP/EG grid connection applications while serving on Eskom Technical committees for DC & Aux supplies, Smart Grid, Renewable Energies and NRS 097 working group for small embedded generating systems.
He is a Management Member of SANC (IEC/AFSEC) and SA Mirror committee Chair of IEC TC 82 (Solar PV Energy Systems), TC 21A and TC 120. AFSEC Management Committee Member and AFSEC Standards Management Committee Member/Secretariat as well as Chair of AFSEC TC 82.
He has also actively contributes in the IEC Systems Committees on Non-conventional Distribution Networks / Microgrids and LVDC.