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Brian Statham

Brian Statham and Associates
Past Chairman of the South African National Energy Association (SANEA)

Brian has some 40 years of experience in energy and has been involved in construction (coal, hydro and nuclear), operations, research, production planning, investment planning, project development (coal, hydro, LNG, natural gas, nuclear) and strategic planning, predominantly in the area of power generation.

Since 1999 Brain was also actively involved in the work of the South African National Energy Association (SANEA)  and the World Energy Council (WEC).  He served as Secretary-General of SANEA from 2000 to 2006 and as Executive Chairman from March 2007 until March 2019.  In recognition Brian was awarded Honorary Life Membership in 2019.

Brian served two terms as an Officer (Trustee) of the World Energy Council, Chairman of its Studies Commitee and a member of its Communications, Finance, Programme and Remuneration Commitees from 2010 – 2016.  At the Executive Assembly Brian was elected as an Honorary Officer of the World Energy Council.

He has served on a number of governmental task forces and committees dealing with energy matters, including a two-year term as a member of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Energy from February 2015.

In 2014, Brian founded Brian Statham and Associates and under this banner he executes ad hoc consulting assignments with a focus on strategic business management.  He has clients in the Energy, Legal, Marketing, Human Resources and Media sectors.