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Rojas Manyame

First Vice-President, African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission (AFSEC)

Rojas Manyame

First Vice-President, African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission (AFSEC)

Biography

Mr. Rojas Manyame is General Manager: Regulation with the Electricity Control Board of Namibia. He is also 1st Vice President of AFSEC.
He holds a BSc (Honours) Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master of Business Leadership (MBL) from the University of South Africa.
He has more than 25 years of professional experience in the Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) and has held various operational and managerial positions in electricity utilities in the SADC region. Currently he is working as General Manager: Regulation with the Electricity Control Board (ECB) of Namibia.
He has thorough knowledge of electrical power systems planning, design, construction, commissioning, maintenance and safe operation of generation, transmission, distribution and supply systems: having held positions, amongst others, of Protection Engineer, Metering Manager and Manager: Technical Regulation. He also has vast experience in economic and commercial aspects of the ESI including metering, billing, tariff design and application. He is also a certified regulatory specialist.
As General Manager: Regulation, his current position with the ECB, he is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance by electricity licensees with regard to the technical, health and safety standards of the Namibian ESI, issuing of licensees and tariff reviews and approvals.