The Team

Promethium Carbon’s vibrant team of climate change professionals ranges from chemical engineers, environmental scientists, commercial and financial advisors, to office administrative staff and IT support.

Promethium Carbon’s strengths stem from team work. The company is guided and steered in an interactive approach by industry leaders with a solid base of technical expertise.  Colleagues stimulate and challenge each other intellectually to become leaders in their field.

Robbie Louw


Robbie is a chemical engineer with a post graduate qualification in Environmental Economics.  He has 25 years experience in the chemical, mining and industrial sectors in R&D, production and management positions.  He is the founder of Promethium and has been involved in clean energy, climate change and greenhouse mitigation since 2003.  He has experience in the commercilisation of carbon offsets  and reviewing purchase agreements.  He specializes in the strategic assessments of climate change risks and impacts on organistations.  He developed a climate change strategy that scored 100% on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the client.

Harmke Immink


Harmke Immink is an environmental engineer and a director for Promethium Carbon, a carbon and climate change advisory company in Johannesburg.  Promethium Carbon offers comprehensive climate change and carbon service since 2002.    With a vision to making a difference in climate change in Africa and a focus on technical expertise the successes to date include 18 registered carbon credit projects.  She is part of the South African ISO team for carbon and life cycle assessment standards as well as the WRI technical team for greenhouse gas accounting and target setting.

 HJ Swanepoel

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HJ Swanepoel is responsible for our Financial and Commercial portfolios. He completed his articles at PWC and subsequently held various financial management roles within a listed services group before joining Promethium. He holds an Honours degree in Accounting from the University of South Africa.

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