Secretary – Karen Gibson (MIET) – SECRETARY GENERAL

  • Ms Karen Gibson (MIET) – Secretary General
  • So Solar (Pty) Ltd – Renewable Energy Consultant
  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree
  • Project Representative for SIAB: SOLTRAIN IV, Collaborative Soar Water Heating Project, UNIDO ITPO Italy & Botswana
  • Committees: BOBS EED1 & EED4, IEC

An advocate for the solar sector handling efforts for the association in general administration secretarial duties, creating impact opportunities and projects for local companies, representing the private sector in public relations and public awareness campaigns, advising international organisations and local institutions on gaps and barriers, providing sector opportunities to local companies, coordination of business to business meetings, planning and preparation of sector workshops and seminars, maintaining a list of stakeholders, presenting and speaking on behalf of the local sector and creating links between relevant stakeholders.


Duties of the Executive Secretary

  • Assist the Chairperson and in the absence of the Chairperson, to act in his stead, in which case he shall exercise the powers and duties of the Chairperson.
  • Attend all Executive and Annual General Meetings and record the minutes of these meetings.
  • Keep an accurate and up-to-date list of Members of the Association.
  • Send out every notice of meeting and the Agenda to the Members of the Association.