Henni Scholtz holds a B.Eng (Mech) degree from the University of Stellenbosch and is a registered Professional Engineer (ECSA 970047). He is a member of both the SAIEE and SAIMecE. He started his career with Eskom Projects Division and Eskom Generation where he worked as an engineer for a period of 10 years. He joined the electrical cable industry (Aberdare Cables) in 1998 where he worked in various engineering and technical roles over the last 20 years. He is currently the General Manager for Product Development and Application for Aberdare Cables. Henni is an active member of the AECMSA technical subcommittee, SABS TC66 cable committee (and various SABS Workgroups) and is a member of IEC TC20 (WG17) as well as being a member of Cigre B1 (Insulated Cables).