Hiten stands as a lead expert, thought leader and executive within the industry extending over 15 years in profession through academia, private and public sectors. His career has intensified to directorship of the national electric mobility programme’s mandate of multi-stakeholder engagements across the public and private sector, both locally and internationally. His enabling, facilitating and mobilizing roles span across government lobbying; industry engagement; enterprise development and thought leadership.
Hiten serves as the Secretariat of Electric Vehicle Industry Association, and Liaison for multiple forums including National Association of Automobile Manufacturers, South African Smart Grid Initiative, South African Bureau of Standards and board member of eNtsa engineering engagement entity. Locally, Hiten is a member of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers and South African National Energy Association, and internationally a member of the Institute of Motor Industries UK, CHAdeMO Association and Charging Interface Initiative.
Encompassed with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Honours in Business Administration, Hiten’s passion extends across contributing to technological advancements within the industry globally through the deployment of interventions to solve major economic, competitiveness and societal challenges.