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OUR TEAM

Victor heads the SAPREF leadership team and is the SAPREF representative on the company board.

Managing Director

VICTOR BESTER

The human resources department is responsible for staff recruitment, skills development, labour relations and benefits administration.

Human Resources Manager

LINDIWE KHUZWAYO

The maintenance department is responsible for the safe and efficient execution of all maintenance activities at the refinery.

Maintenance Manager

RICARDO VALBUENA

The engineering department is responsible for integrity assurance in support of safe and reliable maintenance and operation.

Engineering, Turnaround and Projects Manager

CHRISTOPHER KALABA

The commercial department manages the assessment of the refinery performance, business improvement program, hydrocarbon accounting as well as SBM operation.

Commercial Manager

RODNEY YOULDON

The finance team provides all treasury, accounting and legal functions for the refinery. It is also responsible for procurement of products and services.

Head of Finance

NINGI KHUMALO

The Turnaround and Projects Finance Team is responsible for all procurement of products and services related to our major projects.

Finance Manager: Turnaround and Projects

COLIN MUTHUSAMI

The production department is responsible for refining and processing of crude oil into end products for our shareholders.

Production Manager

JOHN VAN BELKUM

The HSSE department ensures that SAPREF adheres to and improves its health, safety and environmental performance.

HSSE Manager

MBULELO YOKWE

The process technology team is accountable for process safety, plant operation optimisation, process control, process modification as well as quality assurance of our products.

Technology Manager

SIVA GOVENDER

The Sustainable Development department is responsible for stakeholder engagement, BBBEE compliance, communications as well as corporate social investment.

Sustainable Development Manager

MPUME MBAMBO