Theuns Ehlers

Theuns Ehlers

  • Head of Resource and Project Finance - Absa Group

Theuns Ehlers is a seasoned finance professional with an impressive 25-year track record spanning project and export finance, power, infrastructure, metals and mining finance, and reserve-based lending. With a wealth of expertise under his belt, Theuns has consistently proven his ability to navigate the complex terrain of international finance. Theuns’ career has been marked by his deep involvement in the power sector, with a particular focus on renewable energy and gas-fired projects across Africa. His multifaceted role as both advisor and debt arranger has been instrumental in driving forward numerous successful projects in the region. Notably, he has played a pivotal role in the South African renewable energy market, spearheading the bank's efforts to secure financing for a staggering 4 gigawatts of projects.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a B.Com Honours in Accounting.

All Sessions by Theuns Ehlers

Day two October 3, 2023
Day One October 2, 2023
13:50 – 14:50

Panel Discussion 2: Financing African Projects: Driving Investment, Development and Sustainable Growth in Africa

Balaclava Fort, Mauritius