Ms Nyker is the CEO of BioTherm Energy, the leading African renewable energy IPP. Under her leadership, the business has grown from 4 MW in PPA’s to over 450 MW’s of secured PPA’s and expanded the company’s development activities across the African continent. Last year, Ms Nyker led the capital raising of $500 million of debt and equity funding for 284 MW of projects which are now in construction. She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and holds an MBA from London Business School. Known for her recent article published in the Daily Maverick, “All eggs are in Eskom’s basket: It is time to diversify the energy sector”.