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Bongani Nqwababa

Bongani Nqwababa
Executive Director and Joint President and Chief Executive Officer
  • BAcc (Honours), FCA(Z), MBA
  • South African
  • Born 1966
  • Appointed to the Board in 2013 and as an executive director in 2015
  • Safety, Social and Ethics (SSE) Committee, Digital, Information Management and Hedging (DIMH) Committee as well as the Capital Investment Committee

Mr B Nqwababa became our Joint President and CEO on 1 July 2016. He was previously Group Chief Financial Officer, having been appointed to the Group Executive Committee on 1 March 2015. Before joining Sasol, he was Finance Director at Anglo American Platinum Limited. 

He is also a previous Finance Director of Eskom Holdings and Chief Financial Officer of Shell Southern Africa, and served as a Non-executive Director of Old Mutual plc and as Chairman of the South African Revenue Service‘ Audit Committee.

In previous roles, he has worked in many countries across the world including The Netherlands and United Kingdom. From December 2013 to September 2014, he served as an independent Non-executive Director of Sasol.

He was appointed as a Commissioner on Carbon Tax and Competitiveness by the World Bank in January 2019, with the objective of presenting report to the United Nations in September 2019. In June 2019 he was appointed to the Board of Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA).