Jean-Roux has been in renewable energy from 2012. Originally head hunted by SchletterGmbh as program manager (senior project manager), to install 7 IPP projects for clients Siemens, Juwi Renewable, and Solaire Direct. He oversaw design elements (structural, technical, and operational), contractual negotiation, implementation, execution, and installation of 146 MW as part of Round 1 and Round 2 of the REIPPP (Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Program). He saw to the successful closeout, prior to moving on to a local South African EPC – RenEnergy (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company). Originally Jean-Roux joined the team in a business development role and was subsequently promoted to Chief Operations Officer. He spent 5 years developing commercial and agricultural projects Solar PV projects including negotiating with utilities, and during his time, was directly instrumental in growing their annual revenue 22-fold, from his initial year with the team.