Board of Directors

Michael Haworth

Non-Executive Chairman Michael Haworth was appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Chairman in June 2012. Mr Haworth has over 20 years’ experience in the mining sector including roles as Managing Director at JP Morgan and Head of Mining and Metals Corporate Finance in London. He is currently a Senior Partner and Co-Founder of Greenstone Resources.

Aman Sachdeva

Non-Executive Director Aman Sachdeva was appointed to the Ncondezi Board on 21 May 2015 and brings a wealth of experience having spent more than 20 years in the infrastructure industry, specializing in the energy sector; ranging from project finance, management consulting, regulatory affairs, mergers and acquisitions, power system planning, energy conservation and marketing. Mr Sachdeva is currently the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Synergy Consulting, an independent consulting practice with a focus on project finance, which has to date closed projects worth US$12 billion. Mr Sachdeva is also an advisor to the World Bank, Energy Sector for Central Asia, South Asia and Africa on a variety of projects.  

Scott Fletcher

Non-Executive Director Scott Fletcher is one of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs and boasts an MBE for services to business and community in the north of England as well as an honorary Doctorate in Business Administration. Mr Fletcher founded his first company in 1996 ANS Group, growing it to become a leading cloud services provider in the UK today. Mr Fletcher is also an active investor in smaller companies both private and public.

Hanno Pengilly

Chief Executive Officer Hanno has considerable knowledge in the power and mine sectors on the back of his experience in the business over the last 10 years. Hanno joined the Company in 2010 and has been the Company’s Chief Development Officer since May 2012. Hanno has been responsible for managing key project milestones including the delivery of the power plant and mine feasibility studies in 2013 and 2014. Since May 2017, Hanno has led the Company’s strategic partner process, which successfully resulted in the signing of a binding Joint Development Agreement (“JDA”) in July 2019, and led the Company in key negotiations with the Mozambique government and state power utility Electricidade de Moçambique (“EDM”). Prior to joining the Company, he was an investment banker at JP Morgan, based in the United Kingdom and South Africa, and predominantly focused on natural resources. He holds a BSc in Economics.