Dr Rodney M. Kuppen
Dr Kuppen is a Nuclear /Laser Physicist by training and has spent a number of years involved in the Energy Industry specifically and the Public sector at large. He was at a time the world authority on tunable medium infrared generation. He has also published extensively in a number of leading scientific journals and has participated at a number of local and international conferences in the abovementioned areas.Dr Kuppen has lectured physics and applied sciences at the following institutions:

  • University of Natal, Dbn
  • ML Sultan Technikon
  • Natal Technikon

Dr Kuppen is also a seasoned Corporate Strategist and Programme Manager. He has consulted extensively to a number of government departments and parastatals as well as to private companies. Dr Kuppen has spent 6 years as a manager: Strategy at Deloitte Consulting and the following 2 years as founding Member and MD of Kirney Consulting. Dr Kuppen is currently CEO of 4 Chakras Group.

Dr Kuppen brings to the organisation a significant skills set, industry insight, management skill and relationship base. His areas of focus include Corporate Strategy, Performance Management, Business Planning & Optimisation and Energy Industry reform and Utility management and business development