Abel is a Sustainability and Climate Change strategist with 16 years of experience in the mining industry and a combined 22 years of work experience. He is a qualified environmental scientist from the University of Witwatersrand and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and an MBA from Stellenbosch University. His expertise is in sustainability strategy development, managing professional and specialised business units in climate change, environmental management, and sustainability.
Abel enjoys volunteering to empower the youth, impart the power of ethical leadership, and pursueing one’s goals despite existing constraints. He has been in various leadership and management positions within and outside his current organisation. He has served as the Chair of the Regulating Committee for Meteorological Services and is a past president of the National Association for Clean Air, South Africa. He is loyal to organisational values and ethical leadership embedded in diversity and inclusion. Sustainability innovations and entrepreneurship mindset in the green economy are his current learning focus areas that he is working to build competencies in.