Mr Elijah C. Sichone
Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa (RERA)
Elijah C. Sichone has been serving as the Executive Secretary of the Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa (RERA) since 2005. With 25 years working experience in the energy sector, he has held senior positions in the National Electricity Regulator (NER) of South Africa, the African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR), and Zambia’s Energy Regulation Board (ERB) and Department of Energy (DOE). Academically, he holds two Bachelor degrees – a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) Degree from University of Zambia and a Bachelor of Philosophy (BPhil) in Sustainable Development (specialising in renewable and sustainable energy) from University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He also qualified in 2011 as a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), a professional certification programme by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) of America.