EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT 2017-05-08T08:52:35+00:00

EDWIN KIKONYOGO

CEO
BA (University of London), MBA (Rutgers University,)
Lemberg Programme in Economics and Finance (Brandeis University)

Edwin is a co-founder and executive director of Destiny Group, which held diverse investments in the Property, Services, Industrial Gases and Pharmaceuticals industries. Since 2012, Edwin has been leading Destiny’s energy project development teams, currently involved in developing cogeneration projects and Battery Energy Storage projects, LNG conversion to power and LNG supply projects, an acquisition of natural gas producing fields, electricity agreements and signing distributor and licensing partnerships with international leaders on the energy value chain.

Between 1994 and 2005 Edwin worked at Citibank CIB, Deutsche Bank and as Head: African Corporate Finance and Debt Capital Markets for Barclays Capital. He has deep experience in structuring and financing corporate lending, investment banking and corporate, structured and project finance in the mining, oil and gas), telecoms and infrastructure sectors across Africa.

NKOSI-YAWO GUGUSHE

COO
BCom (University of Kwazulu-Natal)

Nkosi is a co-founder and chief executive officer of Destiny Group, which held diverse investments in the Property, Services, Industrial Gases and Pharmaceuticals industries. Since 2012, Nkosi has been leading Destiny’s energy project development teams, currently involved in developing cogeneration projects and Battery Energy Storage projects, LNG conversion to power and LNG supply projects, an acquisition of natural gas producing fields, electricity agreements and signing distributor and licensing partnerships with international leaders on the energy value chain.

Between 1996 and 2005, Nkosi worked at Accenture Consulting and then as Head: Corporate Finance and Debt Capital Markets for Vunani Capital (then African Harvest Capital). He has deep experience and expertise in operations management across the energy, financial services & transport industries, investment banking and structured and project finance in the resources, telecoms and infrastructure sectors.

KEVIN SIMONS

CFO
BCom (RAU) Hons.
(Accounting) (University of South Africa), CA(SA)

Kevin was formerly Financial Manager for Sasol Group, which included Sasol Group Services, Sasol  Energy, Sasol Oil, Sasol Chemicals, a number of international group holding and finance companies, as well as special projects such as Sasol’s gas processing & pipeline facilities in Mozambique and SA, and the proposed GTL in Louisiana, USA. His role included project pre-feasibility, budgeting, accounting, taxation, reporting, governance & reporting, stakeholder relations, compliance, financial management & team leadership.  He initially began his career after articles as Senior Manager: Finance at Nambiti Consulting,.  He then consulted independently for LPC Manhatten Moela (now Arcay Moela) and EOH. In March 2009 he founded Simons and Maggs Consulting, which provided financial management and corporate finance services to inter alia, Government, Abacus, SAB&T and MTN, before joining Sasol in 2012.