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Executive Management

Kholly Zono
Acting Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO)
Mr Zono holds a BSc Honours degree in Chemistry as well as an MBA and recently a BTheol degree.  He worked a Lecturer and Research Associate at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.  He joined PetroSA as a Research Scientist in 1998 and has served in various internal roles such as a Chemist, Scheduler, Production Planner and LP Modeller. He has also held key roles in strategic projects; these include representing PetroSA on various engagements with the Department of Energy.  He was appointed to the role of Acting Vice President: Operations in June 2014.

Neil Robertson  
Acting Vice President: New Ventures Upstream
Mr Robertson is a Reservoir Engineer, who graduated with a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town. He also possesses a Management Development Programme certificate awarded by the University of Stellenbosch and Senior Management Development Programme certificate from Duke Executive Education. He joined PetroSA in 2003 and has risen through the ranks. He has served stints as Reservoir Engineer, Implementation Manager, Technical Manager and latterly as Subsurface & Integration Manager during his time with PetroSA. In November 2015 Mr Robertson was appointed Acting Vice-President: New Ventures Upstream.     

Omphile Mohapanele 
Acting Vice President:  Human Capital
Mr Mohapanele has over 20 years Human Resource generalist experience gained in industries spanning the Mining, Cement & Lime and Petrochemical industries. He is currently employed by PetroSA in a senior HR role as HC Client Manager responsible for Operations division which has operations both onshore and offshore. He graduated with a Bachelor of Public Administration from the University of the North West. He also possesses a BA Honours degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology from the University of Cape Town. He was appointed Acting Vice President: Human Capital in June 2015.