Anne Henschel is a key figure in the renewable energy sector in South Africa. Appointed as Managing Director of Nordex Energy South Africa Rf (Pty) Ltd in March 2012, Anne was subsequently promoted to lead the newly formed Nordex Acciona Windpower South Africa in the capacity of Country Manager South Africa. She has also been appointed to the Acciona Windpower South Africa (Pty) Ltd Board of Directors.
Having steered Nordex South Africa through the recent international merger of Nordex and Acciona Windpower – a culmination of 17 years at Nordex AG - Anne remains focused on delivering exceptional value to the five current REIPPPP projects of the Nordex Group.
As Member of the Board of SAWEA, previous Chair of the SAWEA Manufacturers and Local Content Working Group and Trustee of the Nordex Education Trust, Anne uses her leadership position to plough back expertise and insight in order to build the renewable energy industry in South Africa and to transfer skills and uplift communities within which the Nordex Group operates.
Anne completed the Senior Executive Program at Harvard Business School and holds a General Management Certificate from Gordon Institute of Business Science. She holds a Master’s degree in Latin American Sciences from the University of Rostock in Germany. In 2000, she joined the Nordex Group, and has subsequently served in various corporate roles around the world.