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Executive Management

Darrin Arendse

Darrin Arendse

Chief Executive Officer (Interim)
Appointed 05 May 2021

Mr Arendse has been with Efora Energy Limited (“Efora”) since February 2014.He Joined Efora from the National Oil and Gas Corporation where he held the position of Vice President Human Capital.

Darrin is a highly experienced Human Capital and Corporate Services Executive who has as over 30 years’ experience in human resources and corporate services management. He has managed portfolios at senior and executive management levels across a range of industries. Darrin has led various human resources divisions at companies such as Standard Bank, De Beers Group, Pick ‘n Pay and public sector organisations such as the City of Cape Town and the National Oil and Gas Corporation.

He has been involved in the energy sector (oil and gas) for the past 12 years. He is also the current Head of Human Resources and Corporate Services at Efora. Mr Arendse holds a BAdmin degree and a Hons.BAdmin degree (Industrial Psychology) from the University of the Western Cape.

Thabang Monametsi

Thabang Monametsi

Chief Financial Officer (Interim)
Appointed 01 April 2021

Thabang is the current Group Financial Manager of Afric Oil and its subsidiary companies, operating within Southern Africa. Before joining Afric Oil, Thabang was a Financial Manager at Barloworld Equipment managing the Technical Accounting department, Treasury operations and Financial performance and Analysis of its rest of Africa operations. During his tenure at Barloworld he gained a wide variety of financial reporting skills and by managing Technical Accounting department provided solutions that were key to business decision support.

Prior to that Thabang was a Finance Manager at Aveng Limited managing the group statutory reporting team and gained in-depth technical IFRS knowledge, preparation of group annual financial statements, JSE listing requirements, investor results presentations.

He began his career at Sasol Limited in 2011 where he completed his articles and went on to serve as a an assistant Finance Manager in the Base Chemicals division for a period of 3 years. Thabang is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and holds a BCom (Hons) in Accounting which he obtained at the University of Johannesburg.


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