Reginald Mapfumo

Reginald Mapfumo

Hivos Southern Africa
Project Manager

Biography

Reginald is project manager of the Hivos Energy programme in Southern Africa. He has over 9 years experience in the energy sector, and has worked as a social scientist with communities for 15 micro hydro schemes in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zimbabwe. He has also coordinated a network for Gender and Energy in Zimbabwe. Other positions include Monitoring and Evaluation manager for the energy projects and advocacy projects with his previous organisation. In the process he has worked with the policy makers at the highest level advocating for the development of relevant policies to ensure increased adoption of renewable energy in Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe. He has also been involved working with regional bodies which include Southern Africa Development Community and SADC-Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (RERA). He is passionate about seeing transformation of communities using sustainable energy.