Ms Ntombifuthi Ntuli’s works for the Council For Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Energy Centre as a Principal Researcher: Industry Business Cases where she is responsible for translation of the Energy Centre’s research in to direct and tangible outcomes for industry and SMME development. Before joining the CSIR she was at the Department of Trade and Industry as a Director: Green Industries, where she was responsible for facilitating the development of the local renewable energy industry and industrial climate change response. She holds an MPhil Degree in Energy Studies (University of Johannesburg) and a Certificate in Economic and Development Policy (University of Witwatersrand). Before joining the DTI, she spent 3 years at the Embassy of Denmark working as a Coordinator for the Business to Business Programme, where she facilitated business linkages between Danish and South African companies in all sectors of the economy. Prior to that she spent 8 years in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality working on Energy ad Climate Change programmes.