Benoît Le Roy

Benoît Le Roy, CEO of Water Shortage South Africa, Benoît has in excess of thirty five years of environmental engineering experience concentrating on the Water, Waste Water and Waste fields serving all tiers of government, mining, utilities, SOE’s, and the automotive, Food and Beverage, Iron and Steel industries. He has been developing and integrating environmental solutions in sub-Saharan Africa using appropriate technologies via consulting services and the supply &/or co-ordination of specialized technologies. He has also presented training for the water and waste water disciplines to provincial and local government via the Centre for Environmental Management at North West University and various presentations on Water and Waste Water (concentrating on Capacity Building) for the Institute of Municipal Engineers of SA. Benoît has Certificates in Chemistry and Diplomas in Chemical Engineering and Business Management. Identifying and selecting appropriate technologies/solutions for waste and water management with embedded energy harvesting a primary driver in most cases forming the cornerstone of his activities as the CEO Water Shortage SA, CEO of Enviro-One and CTO of Mechanika. Benoît is an avid believer in that water is not only an economic enabler, but a national priority for South Africa’s economic revival starting in the urban settings.


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