Almero Strauss joined the Board of Directors for Renewable Energy Holdings (Pty) Ltd in 2013, on behalf of the Mertech Group which is a key investor in REH. Almero joined the Mertech Group in 2008 with more than a decade’s experience in managing, developing and consulting to businesses and public sector organisations in South Africa and the USA.
Having initially trained as an electronic engineer, Almero also obtained a B.Com(Accounting) degree and postgraduate accountancy qualifications before launching his career in management consulting. During his career, Almero worked with leading international strategy consulting firm, Bain & Company, and thereafter for Deloitte Innovation, a division specialising in corporate venturing.
Almero was also a founding member of Decipher Consulting, a South African niche consulting firm, where he was a director of the business.