Dhevan Pillay


Dhevan Pillay, a recipient of a Standard Bank scholarship and an Eskom bursar, is a professional engineer who has completed his MSc Engineering degree at the University of KwaZulu Natal.

He headed the drive-in Eskom focusing on demand response and energy efficiency for the large corporate customers in South Africa. He won the Eskom Chairman’s awards in the field of energy efficiency from 2008 to 2010.

Dhevan is an external examiner for Engineering MSc students in UKZN and UJ, and he has published and presented technical papers in many parts of the world including the USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand.

He is the group CEO of LTM Energy, a certified BEE Level 1, Tier 1 ESCO, that has implemented multiple successful case studies in the energy and water management space including renewable energy. LTM Energy was the previous winner of AEA, SAEE, CSR, and AEE (international) Awards for their innovative projects within the green energy space which was implemented with blue-chip clients. In 2020, LTM Energy won 3 global awards for their innovative projects.

He is the current president of the ESCO (Energy Services Companies) Association of Southern Africa (EASA) and a member of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Industrial Advisory Board. LTM has recently partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to focus on innovative off-grid sanitation, partnered with FNB/RMB on a Green Solutions offering to their clients, and partnered with Nashua on a national rollout.

Dhevan’s challenge and passion are in providing innovative solutions and strong leadership in the “green” economy and in so doing reducing the global carbon footprint.