Stuart Heather-Clark

Job Description: 
Partner and Power Sector Lead
Stuart Heather-Clark is a Partner and Power Sector Lead for ERM Southern Africa. Stuart has more than 20 years’ experience in project managing large integrated environmental and social projects, including environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs), strategic environmental assessments (SEAs) and environmental screening studies throughout Africa. As a result Stuart has an excellent understanding of the environmental and social risks facing major capital project development in Africa. He has worked in various African countries including South Africa, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Malawi and Cameroon. 
Stuart has directed numerous ESIAs and ESDD’s for a variety of renewable energy project across Sub-Saharan Africa. He has directed over 20 ESIAs from renewable energy projects in South Africa as part of the recent Renewable Energy IPP Programme. Stuart has acted as an environmental advisor to various development agencies and lenders. He has an integral understanding of the Equator Principles and IFC performance standards and is a registered Environmental Assessment Practitioner in South Africa.