Thabiet has extensive experience within the petroleum industry that spans over 24 years at Sasol. He has also served as director on numerous Sasol Subsidiary Boards and Joint Ventures, as well as the boards of the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) and Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA). He most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Portfolio Strategy and Sustainability for the Sasol Group.
Prior to this, he held a wide range of Senior Executive positions, including the Managing Director of Sasol Oil, Senior Vice President for Sasol Energy and Senior Vice President of Sasol Base Chemicals, amongst others.
In addition to holding a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, Thabiet has also completed various Global Executive Programs.
The Astron Energy Board thanks Braam Smit for his professional leadership as Interim Chief Executive Officer during this period of transition and offers Thabiet a warm welcome and wishes him every success in his new role.