Alastaire Dick is a Principal at RMI, directing the Mining Program. He focuses on driving renewable energy transition in the global mining industry towards 8GW of on-site capacity by 2025.
Highlights of this work include integrating 40MW of solar PV at Gold Fields South Deep mine in South Africa, modeling optimized renewables solutions for mines from development through operations to mine closure, developing renewables screening tools and advising mines on sustainable strategies for renewable energy transition.
In 2015 Alastaire was the Group Energy Specialist for Gold Fields Limited responsible for energy and carbon. From 2013 he was program manager on large-scale wind and solar PV programs in South Africa.
Alastaire has a Master’s in Sustainable Energy Engineering from The Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering both from the University of Cape Town. He is a registered Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Alastaire is passionate about leadership, integrated thinking, and renewable energy. He enjoys playing music, woodwork, and is fluent in Xhosa (one of the local South African languages).
MSc, Sustianable Energy Engineering, KTH (The Royal Institute of Technology)
MBA, Business Administration, University of Cape Town
BA, Mechanical Engineering, University of Cape Town
Alastaire from Carbon War Room joins the line up of speakers at this year’s Mines and Money Asia. Download the programme now.