Prof LJ Grober is the course trainer for the Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) training course for the Energy Training Foundation (EnTF).

Prof Grobler obtained his BEng (Mech), MEng (Mech) and PhD from the University Pretoria. He is also a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), a Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) and a Professional Engineer (Pr.Eng).

He has gained extensive experience in all facets of energy management and has audited and assessed many commercial and industrial energy systems with hands-on involvement in over 300 projects. As a trainer he has trained over 650 CEMs for the Southern African region.

Prof Grobler currently holds the position of Dean, Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering at North West University, founding member and Director of Energy Cybernetics and SunCybernetics, Director of the Energy Training Foundation and the Past-President of the SAEE.