Our Team

Mark Tanton - CEO
Mark Tanton
CEO

Mark co-founded Red Cap Energy in 2009.  He holds a B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town. He was chairperson of the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) 2009 – 2011, and served on the South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) board as a director.

David Nicol - Technical Manager
David Nicol
Technical Manager

David co-founded Red Cap Energy in 2009. He holds a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from Witswatersrand University and a Masters degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Stockholm, Sweden).

Lance Blaine - Managing Director
Lance Blaine
Managing Director

Lance is a Professional Engineer (Pr Eng) and is certified with the Environmental Assessment Practitioners of South Africa. He holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and an M. Phil. in Environmental Science (both from the University of Cape Town).  He is responsible for the daily operational management of Red Cap.

Monique Le Roux - Project Manager
Monique Le Roux
Project Manager

Monique is a Professional Engineer and holds a B.Eng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Stellenbosch University and a MSc from the University of Cape Town. She has expert knowledge on electrical grids and leverages this knowledge in new development opportunities.

Jadon Schmidt - Project Manager
Jadon Schmidt
Project Manager

Jadon has a M.Sc. in Estuarine Ecology from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and a MBA with a sustainability focus from Rhodes University. He is a certified Professional Natural Scientist (ecology) with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions. He is based in the Port Elizabeth office with specific focus on permitting, site analysis and the environmental elements of the projects.

Christelle Roy - Office Manager/ Personal Assistant (Directors)
Christelle Roy
Office Manager/ Personal Assistant (Directors)

Christelle has a Bachelor in Psychology from the University of Stellenbosch. She is responsible for office management and is personal assistant to the directors of Red Cap.

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