Stephen Dihwa

Coordination Centre Executive Director, Southern African Power Pool (SAPP)


Stephen Dihwa has 32 years of experience in power utility operations, project management and power pool operations. He started his career with ZESA (Zimbabwe) rising to Business Development Director of the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission Company. He then worked as a System Planning Advisor to EdM (Mozambique) under Vattenfall Power Consultants. From 2008 to 2012 he worked for NamPower (Namibia) initially responsible for System Planning and Security and then Renewable Energy and System Integration. He worked for 3 years as a consultant for African Development Bank in Zimbabwe before moving to the Ministry of Energy and Power Development as Principal Director from 2016 to 2017. He is currently the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) Coordination Centre Executive Director. Stephen holds an MSc in Electrical Power Engineering from the UMIST in the UK and is a Fellow of the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers, Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Elect.
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