Founder and CEO of DLO Energy Resources Group (Pty) Ltd
Linda Mabhena-Olagunju is a South African entrepreneur and businesswoman. She is the founder of DLO Energy Resources Group Ltd, an independent power producer. Mabhena-Olagunju currently serves as the company’s chief executive officer.
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Linda Mabhena-Olagunju's 2022 biography
About Linda Mabhena-Olagunju
Linda Mabhena-Olagunju is a renowned South African renewable energy entrepreneur, she is the founder and CEO of DLO Energy Resources Group (Pty) Ltd which currently owns and operates one of Africa’s largest wind farms which has a capacity of 244MW.
She is also the owner and operator of South Africa’s first wholly black owned EPC and O&M company that specialises in automation and protection. She is an experienced executive & currently sits on the advisory boards of the University of Oxford as well as Concordia a USA based NGO.
She has been listed in the prestigious Choiseul 100 Africa Economic Leaders for Tomorrow for 3 consecutive years. In 2019 she was recognised by ESI an infrastructure publication as one of Africa’s Power Elites.
In 2016 she was recognised as the Young Business Leader for Southern Africa under the CNBC all Africa Business Leaders Awards in the same year she was recognised as the overall winner of the Veuve Clicquot Businesswomen Awards.
In 2015 she was recognised as the ‘Best emerging entrepreneur’ by Forbes Women Africa in the same year her company DLO was also awarded most innovative black business by the Black Business Quarterly. She has also been featured on the front cover Forbes Africa and has been recognised by ESL as 1 of the 50 most influential people in the African Power Sector. In 2014 she was featured on Oprah’s Power List amongst the 20 most powerful women in Africa.
She is an admitted attorney of the high court of South Africa, she holds an LLB from the university of Cape Town (Dean’s Merit List) and an LLM from the University of Aberdeen (First Class).
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