Nandha Govender
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Nandha Govender

General Manager: Water and Environmental Operations
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd.

Mr Govender is currently the General Manager: Water and Environmental Operations within Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. His current role and accountabilities include:
• Water security to Eskom's power stations
• Development and implementation of integrated water management strategies
• Long-term water planning for Eskom's existing and new power stations
• Ensuring efficient and effective water use and best water management practices across operations
• Environmental management across primary energy operations and projects
• The management of water and coal supply to power stations through water and coal supply agreements
• Influencing National water policy, strategies and plans and collaboration and strategic partnering on water and waste management.

Mr Govender held numerous leadership positions during his career:
• Governing Board Member of the Inkomati Catchment Management Agency
• Non-Executive Director on the Board of Johannesburg Water (Pty) Ltd
• Board Member of Rand Water
• Eskom representative and Chairman of the South African Water Partners Network: Effluent and Waste Working Group
• Former Member of the UNCEO Water Mandate Steering Committee
• Eskom Member on various Government project committees established to fund and implement bulk water infrastructure for Eskom's power stations
• Eskom's representative on the Water Sector Leadership Group
• Active Member of the Sri Sathya Sai International Organisation in South Africa

He describes his purpose as a "Being of Love and Light and from one Light, many could be lit." He helps others through coaching, to find meaning and to live with purpose.

His professional credentials include:
1) InnerLifeSkills (R) ILS Master Coach through Inner Life Skills Coaching International
2) Fellow and Certified Director with the Institute of Directors (SA)
3) Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer with the Engineering Council of SA
4) BSc. Engineering (Mechanical) Degree

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