Ed is an entrepreneur who has specialised in building high growth businesses in the fastest developing industries globally. He has developed the skills and business understanding to help make the most sustainable businesses the most profitable. Throughout his career he has worked with some of the most innovative companies globally and believes that you never stop learning. Ed’s career has spanned renewable energy, engineering & training as well as the IT software & hardware industries. He has worked in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa. Ed has a Law Degree (LLB) from Stellenbosch University.
Businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist. After 25 years of owning and operating one of the largest agricultural production businesses supplying every major retail chain in South Africa, Tony moved with his family to Plettenberg Bay. His successful entrepreneurial endeavours include directorships and chairmanships in property development and Tourism. In addition Tony has strong ties with social and environmental projects and is a trustee of WWF, and Chairman of The Sabrina Love Foundation and The ORCA Foundation.
BSc (Eng), MSc (Eng), MBA
Alan completed a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand. He spent a short time in the consulting engineering fraternity before joining African Cables as a design engineer in 1997.
Alan held several management positions in the organisation before assuming responsibility for all commercial activity in February 2000. He was appointed commercial director in 2007 a position he held until being appointed managing director in February 2009. Alan was promoted to managing director of the CBI-electric businesses on 25 October 2012.
On 21 November 2013 Alan was appointed as an executive director of the Reunert board and as the chief executive officer of Reunert on 1 October 2014.
BA Econ; MBA, EDP
Phuti Mahanyele has a BA Economics from Rutgers University, USA and an MBA from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. She completed the Kennedy School of Government Executive Education programme ‘Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century’ at Harvard University in 2008.
Phuti has extensive commercial experience, which includes head of project finance South Africa at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. Prior to that, Phuti was vice-president at Fieldstone, where she joined the firm in New York in 1997 and later transferred to the South African office.
In 2004, Phuti joined Shanduka heading up the energy business. Phuti served as Shanduka Group CEO from September 2010 to November 2015.
Neil has more than 18 years’ experience in the investment banking, structured finance and capital raising arena. Neil previously headed up the structured finance division at Mettle Limited, where he implemented billions of Rands of transactions. Neil is well known in SA banking and commercial circles for his resourceful, enterprising and proficient approach to business. Neil is currently head of Sasfin’s Private Equity arm and a member of Sasfin’s Exco and Strategy committee. Neil is also a member of the Trinitas Private Equity Fund Investment Committee
Mohini is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and started her career within the legal profession, where she acquired experience in family, commercial and labour law.
Mohini has spent the last 13 years of her career within the human resources (HR) domain and has held executive roles in both generalist and specialist positions.
Prior to joining Reunert, Mohini spent 11 years in the retail industry at Edcon, where she held various positions at management and executive level across all disciplines of HR with specific reference to employee relations and remuneration and benefits. While at Edcon, Mohini also occupied the position of principal officer for the internal medical aid scheme and the provident fund.