OUR TEAM

Vusi (V D) Mazibuko
Chairman (non-executive)

Vusi has a BCom from the University of Fort Hare with majors in Business Economics and Industrial Psychology. He obtained a certificate from WITS after doing their Management Development Program and a diploma on Corporate Governance from the Institute of Directors. Mr. Mazibuko also holds a BCom Honours in Business Management from the University of Johannesburg and is currently doing his MCom at the same Institution. Vusi is also a Harvard Business School Alumnus, having completed the Advanced Management Program at the Boston, USA Campus in 2013.

Since 1981 Mr. Mazibuko has held senior marketing positions at IBM, SA Breweries, Eskom, Teljoy, Nedcor and the Department of Trade and Industry.

He was appointed a director of the Group in August 2004.

Wouter (W L) van Deventer
Chief Executive

Wouter graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1982 with a BCom (Marketing) degree. His background is mainly business management.

He is the controlling shareholder and Chief Executive of The Shefa Group of Companies.

Warwick (W A) Lombard
Group Financial Director

Warwick qualified as a chartered accountant in 1988. He completed his articles with Kessel Feinstein and moved into the commercial environment in 1987. Over the last 28 years he has served on various Boards of both Listed and Unlisted companies as Financial Director in the Construction, Mining and Technology sectors.

Mr. Lombard was appointed Group Financial Director in 2007.

Abrie (J A) Haasbroek
Director

Abrie is passionate about Entrepreneurship, Business Management and Leadership and was Head Boy of his school. He has completed various courses, inter alia in Project Management, Financial Management and Commercial Property Development. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and has a keen interest in Corporate Governance.

Abrie was appointed Director of the Group in 2012 and is currently following an intensive Executive Management Development Curriculum, under the supervision and guidance of the Board.

Niel (D C) Jacobs
Project Manager

Niel
commenced his career with Anglo American Property Services in 1975. Since 1979 he initiated, managed and successfully completed various property development projects. He also excelled in senior management positions with Global Homes, Commercial Brokers and Odyssey Franchises and holds a Diploma in Advanced Property Practice. Niel is primarily responsible for the day to day management of various ofthe Group’s projects.

Eric Brink
Coal Operations

Eric is a Mechanical Engineer and obtained his MBA from the University of Stellenbosch. He has “cut his teeth” in the coal industry with major mining houses in senior management positions. Eric joined the group in 2005 and is responsible for overseeing the group’s coal interests and activities.