1990, MSc, Chemical Eng, Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas; 2003, Int'l Mgmt Certificate, INSEAD; 2004, Certificate in Finance and Accounting, WITS; 2004, Global Exec. Dev. Prog., GIBS. Fifteen years' experience in oil industry, incl.: GM, Corp. Strategy and Planning, Total SA; GM, Logistics, Supply, Trading and Shipping, and Health, Safety, Environment and Quality, then Exec. Director, Engen Group; Process Engineer, Engen Refinery. Currently, Group CEO, PetroSA. Former: Director-General, Gauteng Province; CEO, Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency. Has served on several boards as non-exec. director. Recipient, awards and honours.