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The Board

The Calulo Investments Board comprises a dynamic group of individuals who are well-equipped to set the strategic direction of the Group. The many years of leadership and business experience, as well as the diversity in skills has ensured that the Board performs at the highest level, remaining committed to the high levels of corporate governance throughout its subsidiary and investee companies.

Our Board is governed by and embraces the rules and principles set out by the Companies’ Memorandum of Incorporation, as well as the Shareholders Agreement, which are in line with the Companies’ Act and King Report on Corporate Governance (King III).

Mkuseli Faku
Executive Chairman

Mkhuseli started his career in the oil industry with Shell, as a Retail Territory Manager and proceeded to be the Managing Director of Afric Oil, South Africa’s first black oil company. As the founder of Calulo Investments, he is one of the authors of the South Africa’s first Black Economic Empowerment charters, the Liquid Fuels Charter.

He is the founding member of the SA’s World Petroleum Congress and Nepad Energy, having served on both committees. He serves in several boards both listed and unlisted and is a Governor of the board of Rhodes University.

He is an alumni of Rhodes University, Wits Business School and Harvard  Business School in Boston United States of America, where he read legal studies, industrial sociology, advanced management skills and Executive Leadership and Entrepreneurialship.

Gabby Sequeira
Chief Executive Officer

Gabby is responsible for leading the development and execution of Calulo’s long term strategy.

Gabby brings operational and financial experience to the company having worked as financial manager for a listed group and headed an energy distribution company. He is actively involved in the review and execution
of new ventures for the company as well as operational support and continuity.

He holds a Business Science degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Cape Town.

Dr. Nompumelelo P. Siswana
Executive Director

Nompumelelo is responsible for assisting in developing the group’s overall operational plan and for ensuring that it incorporates the goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the company. As an Executive Chairman for Calulo Fuels and Calulo Marine, she contributes to decision making in all matters affecting the operations, performance and strategy of both companies. Nompumelelo also sits on various boards within the Calulo

Her career has been mainly in the oil and gas business sector, in various areas from refinery economics, production planning, performance management, strategy and planning. She has held various posts for BP, PetroSA, SFF, Sentech and the South African Motorsport Industry Association (SAMIA).

Nompumelelo holds a Doctorate from the School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry, University of New South Wales, Sydney and an MSc degree (Chemistry) from the University of Wollongong, also in Australia. She has also attended the Executive program at Stanford University, California, USA.

William Kieser
Business Development Executive

William is responsible for overall group strategy, business development and major projects oversight for the Calulo group.

William is a CA (SA) with experience and post graduate studies in the energy sector. His career has comprised finance, planning and strategy, marketing, manufacturing, international bulk commodity trading and shipping, and overall supply chain and project management at senior executive levels and as consulting to the wider industry.