Andrew qualified as a chartered accountant in 1996, training with Ernst and Young. He gained international experience through work assignments in the USA and Britain returning to South Africa in 2000. He started an accounting practice where he specialized in business consulting before joining Oilco in 2007.
Andre started his career as an aircraft maintenance technician and holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace). He has extensive petroleum industry experience in fuels and tribology. He also holds an MBA and joined Oilco in 2010 after 15 years at Total, which included managing Total’s Lubricants Manufacturing Plant in Durban. He is a leading technical expert in the lubricant market having gained vast experience in Total and Shell lubricants.