Always at your service.

Board & Senior Management

Meet the team

The TAM Group is managed by an experienced board and management team with specialist expertise in their respective fields. They are results driven and focused on producing the best vanadium, iron & steel products in the industry.

The Group remains committed to developing innovative new technology and processes,  building TAM into an industry leader in its core focus area of “Mass Energy Storage solutions” and changing life as we know it.

 

Jackie Mathebula

Chairman

Jackie Mathebula

B Admin (Hons) MBA University of Pretoria. Experienced Executive in Business and Mining. Strategic Thinker: Value Creation and Growth to achieve and maintain sustained growth and long-term competititve advantage
Jackie Mathebula

Niel West

Senior Project Manager

Niel West

BSc (Chemical Engineering) MBA Experienced Engineer, Senior Project and Business Manager, Expertise in managing large complex Projects, Business Turnarounds and General Management.
Niel West

Gideo van der Merwe

Group Founder

Gideo van der Merwe

BProc - Studied towards Environmental Law. Group Founder, Serial Entrepreneur, Inventor, Scientist & Environmentalist. Focus areas: Green Technology, Innovation and Business Incubation, Technical Design & Implementation
Gideo van der Merwe

Lodewyk Bronn

Mechatronic Engineer

Lodewyk Bronn

MScEng(Electrical) BEng (Mechatronic) Experienced Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in renewable energy with a comprehensive understanding of design processes, manufacturing and construction methods.
Lodewyk Bronn

Dr Ernst Vorster

Director

Dr Ernst Vorster

BCom Hons. MCom. PhD Experienced corporate Director with a demonstrated history of working in the investment & fund management industry. Skilled in Investor Relations, Operations Management, Marketing Strategy, & Critical Success Factors.
Dr Ernst Vorster

Rayno Schellink

Chemical Engineer

Rayno Schellink

Bachelors in Chemical Engineering Experienced chemical engineering graduate with an in-depth knowledge of process systems/plant development, design, improvement and management.
Rayno Schellink

Stefan Bothma

Group CFO

Stefan Bothma

B.Com, CTA UNISA, CA (SA) Focus areas: Compliance, Financial Reporting, Structuring, Strategic Resource Management
Stefan Bothma

Martin Cooks

Industrial Chemist

Martin Cooks

Bachelors in Industrial Chemistry. Experienced Industrial Chemist graduate with an in-depth knowledge of Vanadium processes and beneficiation.
Martin Cooks

Investing in the future

Corporate Governance

TAM’s board of directors (the “Board”) believes that TAM should conduct its business and affairs with principles of honesty, integrity and ethics. The Board recognizes the importance of corporate governance to the effective management of the TAM Group.

The Board has adopted relevant policies and has formed committees designed to enhance, and assist in, its role in overseeing the business and affairs of TAM as required under applicable laws and stock exchange rules and policies.

The Board will review from time to time existing policies and mandates and recommend such changes as it deems necessary in light of its particular needs and the changing legal and regulatory landscape.

The Board’s committees provide additional oversight and report to the Board from time to time and as required under relevant law.

Our Vision

We aspire to continually develop innovative new technology, focused on becoming the most cost efficient vanadium producer & mass energy storage  company in Africa.

Our Mission

We are committed to changing life as we know it and focused on generating value to all our stakeholders and communities we serve. We will achieve this by developing state of the art solutions and products for a cleaner and greener world.

Our Strategy
  • Secured significant resources for longevity (LoM);
  • Significant investment in new innovation & technology employed throughout operations.
  • Maintaining a low-cost production & overhead methodology for maximum return on investment.
  • Committed to cleaner and greener processes for best of practice production & superior quality end-products.
  • Focused on becoming the best Vanadium & Vanadium Redox Flow Battery manufacturer of choice, for long-term sustainable energy storage solutions.