Our Team

The success of our business relies on strong leadership and robust corporate governance.
Hulisani has a leadership team of highly experienced professionals with a deep knowledge of the energy sector.

The success of our business relies on strong leadership and robust corporate governance. Hulisani has a leadership team of highly experienced professionals with a deep knowledge of the energy sector.

Marubini Raphulu

Chief Executive Officer

Marubini is an admitted attorney with extensive deal- making and investment experience in Africa’s energy sector. He is focused on driving Hulisani’s investment strategy, drawing on 15 years of corporate commercial experience.

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Masibulele Dem

Chief Financial Officer

Masibulele is a Chartered Account with extensive financial services experience. For over 16 years he worked with leading financial services organisations including KPMG, Barclays, Standard Bank, Mazwe Financial Services and Africa Rising Capital.

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Non-Executive Directors

Patilizwe Mdoda

Independent Non-Executive Chairperson

Pat is a seasoned executive who served at various bluechip companies. He has held executive positions at South African Breweries – Beer Division, Edgars Consolidated Group (Edcon) and Kumba Resources Limited.

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Dudu Hlatshwayo

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dudu has over twenty years’ solid business management experience across a broad range of areas including corporate finance, business process re-engineering, organisational design, corporate strategy development, business planning, change management and programme and project management.

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Harald Schaaf

Independent Non-Executive Director and Investment Committee Chairperson

Harald has over 30 years’ experience in the development and implementation of power generation projects. He gained this experience leading a diverse range of projects across various continents, while employed by Lahmeyer International and UCI Utility Consultants International for 26 years.

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Asanda Notshe

Non-Executive Director

Asanda has an impressive 12 years’ financial services experience as a Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager in pensions, banking and investment management.

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Thandiwe Godongwana

Independent Non-Executive Director

Thandiwe’s qualifications include bachelor degree in Science as well as post graduate diploma and Honours in Education, Diploma in Business Management.

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Karabo Ngwaname Kekana

Karabo Ngwaname Kekana

Independent Non-Executive Director

Karabo’s qualifications include a MCom in International Accounting (CW) and a B.Com Accounting Honours degree from the University of Johannesburg. Karabo is also a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).

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