Meet Our Speaker

William Dachs

Before joining Gautrain Management Agency in 2010, William Dachs was the Head of the Public Private Partnership Unit at the South African National Treasury and was one of the unit’s founding members in 2000.  

At the PPP Unit he worked on a number of large infrastructure PPP projects in renewable energy, health, transport and logistics.  He also worked for the World Bank (between 2007 and 2009) as a senior finance specialist focusing on infrastructure finance in Central and East Asia.  

He has worked as an independent contractor advising domestic and international public-sector clients on financial and institutional aspects of infrastructure finance. He is a Professional Engineer with degrees in civil engineering and law. 

Before joining National Treasury in 2000, he worked for eight years as a consulting civil engineer in transport and water projects in South Africa.