Amiene Van der Merwe
Managing Director, GreenCab
Amiene holds a Masters Degree from the Univ of Oregon, USA. She pioneered eco-mobility in the corporate- & events transport sector by founding The Green Cab. Key milestones of the company is that it served as the official transport for both the 2010 Soccer World Cup event in Cape Town as well as the 2011 COP 17 event in Durban. It has since serviced WWF’s staffing transport needs for half a decade as well as being the sole supplier of the World Economic Forum on Africa event for 3 consecutive times. As a thought-leader, she has been a speaker at multiple events in the Electric Vehicle sector such as the Electric Vehicle Industry Association’s Launch and Annual Conferences and the DoT’s launch of the 2050 Green Transport Strategy as well as at the Africa Utility Week’s Technical Workshop on EVs where she serves on the Advisory Board. She is passionate about driving the uptake of Electric Vehicles and gender-equitable opportunities in the Cab Sector in South Africa.