Our Company

New Southern Energy (NSE) is a leading South African-based, full-service renewable energy provider for distributed energy projects throughout Africa. We offer a complete turnkey service with the assessment, design, supply, financing, implementation and ongoing maintenance of renewable energy projects in the public and private sector, providing impartial energy advice.

With extensive experience in the renewable energy sector, our team has the technical and professional skills required to implement energy projects across Africa. From consultation to financing, our team strives to offer the full spectrum of services and skills that are required to implement best in class energy projects.


Our Mission

At NSE, we believe renewable energy is a key resource in providing power to the African continent. Considering only a nominal percentage of Africa’s population has access to power, we believe our solutions can make a meaningful impact to improve the lives of millions of people across Africa. Our mission is to do just that.

Our Vision

Africa faces some very complex energy problems. Our vision is to solve some of these problems through accelerating the adoption of renewable energy through a distributed energy approach. Our team is committed in every aspect of achieving this.

Management Team

David Masureik

  • CEO & Founder ·
David is CEO and Founder of NSE. He is a driven entrepreneur who has successfully led NSE into becoming a leading renewable energy company. With projects completed throughout Africa, David has a passion to improve energy access throughout the continent. David holds a B.comm management accounting.

Deepak John

  • CFO & Founder ·
Deepak is CFO and Founder of NSE. He has over 10 years of experience in projection models and financial analysis. He has a passion to educate and incentivise companies to switch to renewable energy. Deepak is a fully qualified actuary and FASSA fellow.

Ramon Tavenor

  • COO ·
Ramon is COO at NSE. Previously, he has been involved in large greenfield projects. He has extensive knowledge in automation and process engineering and a passion for distributed energy. Ramon holds a Bsc electromechanical engineering degree.

Ryno Jordaan

  • CTO ·
Ryno is CTO at NSE. Prior to joining NSE, he played a key role in the 50 MW CSP site at Khi. He has a vast experience in electrical and electronics design and construction sectors. Ryno is registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) professional electrical engineer.

Simone Ledesma

  • FM ·
Simone is Financial Manager at NSE. Prior to joining NSE, worked across a number of industries including financial services, hospitality and FMCGs. She is passionate about a sustainable future and excited to be involved in renewable energy. Simone is a Chartered Accountant.

Willem Leask

  • Technical Manager ·
WIllem is the Technical Manager at NSE. Willem has been with NSE for the past three years and has been involved in both solar micro-grid and grid tied projects. He is enthusiastic about sustainable energy, quality service and building enduring relationships. Willem holds a N.Dip in Electrical Engineering.
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Benefits of NSE

Proven Track Record

When it comes to renewable energy, NSE has a proven track record and has spearheaded some of the leading commercial and industrial projects on the continent. We have installed multiple power systems throughout Africa and understand the unique challenges of projects in various locations.

Easy, Efficient Process

We provide an end-to-end service with a single point of contact. This means you don’t have to juggle multiple vendors, plans and schedules. NSE manages every aspect of your project so you have a complete perspective of the process from beginning to end. The power is in your hands.


Catalin Breaban

  • Bluemerang Capital ·
Catalin is CEO and Founder of Bluemerang Capital, a portfolio company of AtlasInvest, which invests in renewable energy projects. Previously, he acted as Vice President of The Carlyle Group and Vice President of HSBC. Catalin holds an MBA from INSEAD.

Michael Knap

  • AtlasInvest ·
Michael Knap is Portfolio Manager at AtlasInvest. Prior to joining Atlas, he had accumulated over 15 years of experience in the forestry and alternative energy sector, notably as Managing Partner of Koninklijke Eduard van Leer. Michael holds a Master in Geology from the University of Amsterdam.

Pascal Emsens

  • AtlasInvest ·
Pascal is Portfolio Manager at AtlasInvest focusing on conventional and renewable energy portfolio companies. He is a member of the board of EWT and Sibelco Group. Prior to joining AtlasInvest, he was part of EXMAR’s business development team where he was responsible for the West African market. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from…
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