Dipolelo Elford joins Windlab as Director to head key stakeholder engagement

Windlab is pleased to announce the appointment of Dipolelo Elford as a Director of Windlab South Africa.

Ms Elford was formerly the Chief Director of Environmental Affairs at the Western Cape Government's Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning(DEADP- South Africa) where she spearheaded the development of the Western Cape Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan and the Western Cape Sustainable Energy Strategy. During her time with DEADP, she played an instrumental role in capacitating and mobilising wind energy stakeholders in the country.

The appointment forms part of Windlab's strategy to be the leading wind farm developer in Southern Africa. Apart from her executive role, Ms Elford's core responsibilities at Windlab will be government and community engagement.

"Windlab are delighted to have appointed a Director of the calibre of Dipolelo Elford," says Regional Director of Windlab Peter Venn. "In line with our strategy to be a leading wind energy developer in South Africa, Dipolelo will make an enormous contribution by concentrating on two important aspects government and community involvement in successful wind projects."

"Windlab is a young, vibrant organisation that applies precision science and high level of skill in its operation, while adhering to strict ethical and people-centred approach. It is by all accounts a winning team and I feel great to be part of it," said Dipolelo Elford.