Our Board of Directors

Board diversity

The diversity and skills of the Board ensures that Sasol is steered to deliver growth to all our stakeholders.

The Board is responsible for the strategic direction and ultimate control of the company according to its memorandum of incorporation and board charter. Through its oversight and strategic steer, it ensures that Sasol capitalises on its opportunities as an ethical, decisive and responsible corporate citizen.

The careful selection of individual directors, to ensure the most appropriate combination of expertise and experience, underpins the effectiveness of the Board in fulfilling its role.

 

Mandla Gantsho
Born: 1962

CHAIRMAN
Independent non-executive director

BCom (Hons), CA(SA), MSc, MPhil, PhD

Appointed to the Board in 2003 and Chairman to the Board in 2013

Board committee:
– Nomination and Governance Committee
– Remuneration Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

Stephen CORNELL
Born: 1956

Joint president and ceo

BSc Chem Eng

Appointed to the Board in 2016

Board committee:
– Capital Investment Committee
– Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

Bongani Nqwababa
Born: 1966

Joint president and ceo

BAcc (Hons), CA(Z), MBA

Appointed to the Board in 2013 and as an executive director in 2015

Board committee:
– Capital Investment Committee
– Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

PAUL VICTOR
Born: 1972

Chief financial officer

BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), International Tax Law (Hons)

Appointed to the Board in 2016

Board committee:
– Capital Investment Committee
– Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

Colin Beggs
Born: 1948

Independent non-executive director

BCom (Hons), CA(SA)

Appointed to the Board in 2009

Board committee:
– Audit Committee
– Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

Manuel Cuambe
Born: 1962

Independent non-executive director

B Eng

Appointed to the Board in 2016

Board committee:
– Capital Investment Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

Henk Dijkgraaf
Born: 1946

Lead independent non-executive director

MSc Eng (Mining)

Appointed to the Board in 2006

Board committee:
– Nomination and Governance Committee
– Remuneration Committee

 

TRIX KENNealy
Born: 1958

Independent non-executive director

BCom (Hons), CA(SA)

Appointed to the Board in 2017

Board committee:
– Audit Committee**
– Capital Investment Committee**

 

nomgando Matyumza
Born: 1963

Independent non-executive director

LLB, CA(SA)

Appointed to the Board in 2014

Board committee:
– Audit Committee
– Capital Investment Committee
– Remuneration Committee

 

Imogen Mkhize*
Born: 1963

Independent non-executive director

BSc (Information Systems), MBA

Appointed to the Board in 2005

Board committee:
– Audit Committee
– Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee
– Remuneration Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

Moses Mkhize
Born: 1961

Independent non-executive director

BCom (Hons), Higher Diploma (Electrical Engineering)

Appointed to the Board in 2011

Board committee:
– Nomination and Governance Committee

 

JJ Njeke
Born: 1958

Independent non-executive director

BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), HDip Tax Law

Appointed to the Board in 2009

Board committee:
– Audit Committee
– Nomination and Governance Committee

 

MPHO NKELI
Born: 1964

Independent non-executive director

BSc (Environmental Science), MBA

Appointed to the Board in 2017

Board committee:
– Remuneration Committee**
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee**

 

PETER ROBERTSON
Born: 1947

Independent non-executive director

BSc (Mech Eng), MBA

Appointed to the Board in 2012

Board committee:
– Capital Investment Committee
– Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee
– Remuneration Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

 

Stephen Westwell
Born: 1958

Independent non-executive director

BSc (Mech Eng), MSc (Management), MBA

Appointed to the Board in 2012

Board committee:
– Audit Committee
– Capital Investment Committee
– Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee
– Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

* Ms Imogen Mkhize will retire as a non-executive director on 17 November 2017, having served the Board for a period of 12 years.
** Appointed as member on 1 July 2017.

The Board of Directors CVs are available on Sasol's website, www.sasol.com.

 

Reporting legend

Integrated Report
Annual Financial Statements
Sustainability Reporting
Form 20-F