Karén Breytenbach was previously with the National Treasury’s, Public Private Partnership Unit and is currently Head of the Department of Energy's, Independent Power Producer
(IPP) Office, a partnership between the Department of Energy, National Treasury and Development Bank of Southern Africa. Karén has extensive experience in large scale infrastructure projects. As Head of the IPP Office, Karén has been instrumental and is responsible for the internationally
recognised Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme and is also responsible for the new baseload programmes, gas utilisation master plan, coal and co-generation IPP Programme.