Louise Paulsen

Ms. Louise Paulsen is the Managing Director at Vestas South Africa. Louise has extensive experience in the fields of strategy development and execution, Economic Development, Localisation, Enterprise and Supplier Development, and Black Economic Empowerment. Contract negotiation and management of consultants. Previously Louise worked as a Senior Project Manager at GE South Africa as well as along a varied career at Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). As Senior Project Manager to the Localization and Strategic Infrastructure Project Office (2012-2015), her responsibilities included the development of the strategy for localization and SIP. She worked in the corporate strategy and portfolio management team at the IDC for six years and prior to that the economic research team. Louise holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of Cape Town and also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainability from Cambridge University, UK. Louise has served as a Director of numerous boards and has a keen interest in the coaching and personal development of individuals which is currently supported through her volunteer activities. She is a qualified and SETA accredited moderator, facilitator, and assessor. 

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