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The Team

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

Passionately committed to success

Meet Our People

TAM ENERGY is a provider of low-cost, long-life and long-duration energy storage solutions.

Our mission is to help enable 100% renewable energy in Africa and across the globe.

Founded in 2017, the TAM Group is privately held, located in South Africa and has strategic alliance partners across the globe.

We have co-developed a number of patents and entered into strategic license agreements, which empowers and drive our projects.

Our flow batteries will be manufactured in South Africa and can be shipped throughout Africa & internationally, to commercial/industrial, data center, microgrid, and utility customers.

We enjoy R&D and commercial partnerships with several of the world’s leading electrical component, energy software, chemical and power companies.

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill. ...

Our Board & Management

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

Stefan Bothma

CFO

Stefan Bothma

CA(SA) - Group Chief Financial Officer

Martin Cooks

Industrial Chemist

Martin Cooks

Martin obtained a BSc degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA) with majors in Chemistry, Mathematics and Operational Research (AKA Quantitative Management). He is a member of SAIMM. Vanadium specific experience includes Technical Specialist at Vanchem a previous division of Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation.

Gideo van der Merwe

Group Founder (Director R&D)

Gideo van der Merwe

Company Founder - Scientist, Inventor, Environmentalist.

Koos van Ettinger

Head of Treasury

Koos van Ettinger

Past Head of Treasury Standard Bank South Africa. Banking facilities and financial instruments specialist.

Rayno Schellink

Chemical Engineer

Rayno Schellink

Chemical Engineer and Technical R&D Specialist

Morrison Smit

Group Financial Advisor

Morrison Smit

CA(SA) MBA - Independent Financial Advisor to the Board

Lodewyk Bronn

Technical Director

Lodewyk Bronn

MScEng(Mechatronic), MScEng(Electrical) - Renewable Energy Specialist

Jan Schellink

Director

Jan Schellink

Investor & previous owner of Madiba Concrete, with vast experience in logistics and logistic solutions.

Opportunities never come to those who wait, they are captured by those who dare to attack.

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