Jerome Namaseb

Chief Executive Officer

Jerome is a finance professional who completed his BSc. Hons in Actuarial Science and Mathematics at the University of Manchester. Jerome is also a holder of a Bachelor of Economics Honours and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).

Prior to joining The DGHV, Jerome was previously the Head of Retail Transactional Banking at FNB Namibia, a leading financial services provider in Namibia.

Lutz-Heiner Otto

Business Development Manager

Lutz-Heiner Otto, born in Swakopmund and raised on a farm in Southern Namibia, completed high school in Windhoek. Following this, he moved to Germany to pursue his studies, earning a PhD in Agricultural Science and an MSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. Before joining the Daures Green Hydrogen Village, he managed a BMBF-funded project in South Africa, leading research on sustainable water and energy solutions for farms in the Western Cape. With a diverse background, Otto contributed to global smart agricultural projects, including forage breeding at CIAT Vietnam and startups promoting fair-trade products in Ethiopia, as well as microfinance for female farmers in Uganda. Now at the Daures Green Hydrogen Village, he focuses on local value-addition of Green Ammonia, emphasizing green fertilizer production and agricultural processing initiatives.

Justina Nghinanamunhu

Finance and Administration

Justina Nghinanamunhu is a finance professional with a Bachelor of Finance Management Honors from the International University of Management. Her commitment to professional development is underscored by her acquisition of a Green Hydrogen Specialist: Project Development and Economics Certificate from the Renewables Academy (RENAC) in Berlin, Germany.
In addition to her advanced degree and specialized certification, Justina also possesses a High Diploma, a High Certificate, and a Certificate in Finance Management, all earned at the International University of Management.

With impressive experience in finance and administration, Justina brings a wealth of expertise to her role at Daures Green Hydrogen Village. Within the company, she dedicates her efforts to overseeing financial and administrative functions, showcasing her commitment to excellence in every aspect of her professional responsibilities.

Aina Kauluma

Renewable & Hydrogen Analyst

Aina Kauluma was born in Ondangwa and raised in the small coastal town of Oranjemund. She completed her high school education in Oranjemund before pursuing an undergraduate degree in Physics and Mathematics, as well as an Honours degree in Applied Physics, at the Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Driven by her passion for sustainability and clean energy, Aina furthered her studies by pursuing a Master’s of Science in Renewable Energy at the University of Namibia. Currently in her final year, she utilizes her extensive knowledge within the field to contribute to the Daures Green Hydrogen project, focusing on the analysis, optimization, and design of renewable energy systems. Additionally, she works on other specialized aspects within the energy industry for the company.

Aina Kauluma’s dedication to sustainability and her expertise in renewable energy make her an invaluable asset to the company and the advancement of clean energy solutions in Namibia.

Raisa Garises

Renewable & Hydrogen Analyst

Raisa Garises, a native of Usakos and alumna of Namib High School in Swakopmund, embarked on her academic journey with a keen interest in Electrical Engineering. Holding a Bachelor’s degree from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Raisa is currently pursuing a Master’s program in Sustainable Energy Systems at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, further solidifying her dedication to advancing sustainable energy solutions.

Throughout her professional journey, Raisa has earned recognition as an Incorporated Engineer in Electrical Engineering by the Engineering Council of Namibia, underscoring her exceptional skills and steadfast commitment to professional standards. With significant roles such as Project Executive at Erongo Quarry & Civil Works and Engineer in Training at Erongo RED, she has played pivotal roles in the planning, design, and execution of critical electrical projects.

In her current capacity as a Renewable and Hydrogen Analyst at Enersense Energy Namibia, Raisa focuses on project analysis, optimization, and modeling of renewable energy initiatives. Her commitment to advancing sustainable energy solutions is exemplified by her certification as a Green Hydrogen Specialist from Renewables Academy (RENAC). Moreover, Raisa actively contributes to strategic decision-making and policy formulation as a member of the Board of Directors for Khan Seafood Processors.

Beyond her professional achievements, Raisa is deeply involved in community development, particularly in promoting STEM education for high school students. Her multifaceted skill set and unwavering dedication to sustainable energy solutions position Raisa Garises as a leading figure in shaping Namibia’s evolving energy landscape, driving forward the Daures Green Hydrogen Village project and contributing to the global goal of living sustainably.

Jason Angula

Agricultural Analyst

Jason Angula brings a strong educational background and hands-on experience in agriculture and renewable energy to the Daures Green Hydrogen Village project. His journey in the field began with a Diploma in Agriculture from the University of Namibia, followed by an in-depth exploration of crop science at the same university where he earned a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree.
Prior to joining the Daures Green Hydrogen Village project, Jason served as a technician for a seed project under the Namibian Agronomic Board and the University of Namibia. In this role, he gained valuable insights into the intricacies of seed production, agronomy practices, and sustainable agriculture.
To enhance his expertise and contribute to the intersection of agriculture and renewable energy, Jason pursued a certificate in Renewables, Sustainability, Energy-Demand, Power to X, and Derivatives from RheinMain University of Applied Sciences (Germany) in collaboration with the Namibian University of Science and Technology. This additional qualification equips him with a broader understanding of the dynamics between agriculture and renewable energy, aligning perfectly with the innovative initiatives of the Daures Green Hydrogen Village project.
As an Agricultural Analyst on the Daures Green Hydrogen Village project, Jason leverages his diverse skill set to analyze and optimize agricultural practices within the context of sustainable and renewable energy solutions. His commitment to advancing agricultural sustainability and integrating renewable energy sources positions him as a valuable contributor to the success of the project.

Edwig Kamati

Agricultural Analyst

Edwig Kamati is a highly accomplished agricultural professional with a strong academic background and a passion for sustainable farming practices. Raised in a family of three, Edwig holds a Higher Diploma in Agriculture and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Crop Science) Honours from the University of Namibia. Her exceptional academic achievements at UNAM include being recognized as the best 2nd-year diploma in agriculture student, Best 3rd-year Student, Best Undergraduate Student, and Most Exemplary Student on Campus. In 2022, she joined Daures Green Hydrogen Village (DGHV) as an Agricultural Analyst. To further enhance her expertise, Edwig completed a certificate in Renewables, Sustainability, Energy-demand, Power to X, and Derivatives from RheinMain University of Applied Science (Germany) in collaboration with the Namibian University of Science and Technology. In her role at DGHV, Edwig plays a crucial part in implementing sustainable farming techniques, overseeing crop cultivation in the state-of-the-art butterfly greenhouse, and ensuring successful harvests. Her contributions are integral to the overall success of Daures Green Hydrogen’s groundbreaking initiative.

Request Haraseb

Health & Safety Officer

Request Haraseb, born in the dusty street of Usakos and raised in Walvis Bay, completed high school in Windhoek.
Request holds a NEBOSH International in Construction and a Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety. Before joining the Daures Green Hydrogen Village, he was the Site Safety Officer at PHIM Group, the principal contractor at Nampowers Anixas 2 project in Walvis Bay, he was previously also the Safety Inspector at Swakop Uranium.
Request brings vast Safety, Health, and Environment knowledge and experience to the team. Now at DGHV, he oversees all site-related HSE issues and manages on-site contractors. Request possesses high attention to detail and is a very safety-oriented individual, which makes the Daures GH Village the safest place to work and to visit.

Deon Uiseb

Community Liaison Officer

Deon Uiseb, born and raised in Uis, completed high school at Omaruru. Following this pursued his career in the technical field as a Welding and fabricator. Before joining Daures Green Hydrogen Village I was a Conversancy Management Committee (CMC)member and was also on various youth committees. Now at Daures Green Hydrogen Village, I am a Community Liaison Officer I focus on good communication between the Daure-daman community and Daures Green Hydrogen Village.