Stephan Burger is the Founder and CEO of EnergyBanq, an engineering solutions business that provides clean energy solutions to corporate South Africa. He is also a member of Sandown Capital’s Investment Committee.
A commercially minded executive, Stephan’s expertise extends to building value in business through company acquisitions and driving development strategies. He has acquired extensive corporate management experience across Sub-Saharan Africa which includes board positions at Ghana Petroleum Marine Solution, Sunrise Energy and Coven Energy.
As Co-Founder of Mining Oil and Gas Services (MOGS), a pan-African group of companies in the mining services, energy and infrastructure sectors, Stephan was involved in the consolidation of the mining services sector in Southern Africa through mergers and acquisitions. These comprised medium-sized IP-rich companies across the services life cycle of the sector.
The consolidated group operates across the SADC region and represents a sustainable and significant portfolio across the value chain in the mining sector. As Vice President and Executive Director, Stephan played a significant role in the business across the region, chairing several boards and actively participating on the investee boards of the companies acquired.
The construction, operation and ownership of one of the largest LPG import facilities in Africa saw the notable growth of the group’s oil, gas and energy division. It also now operates a 10-million-barrel inground concrete tank farm and has acquired a multi-fuel import terminal in Ghana, expanding the asset base to in excess of R5 billion.
Stephan began his career in the financial services sector as a Private Banker with Investec Bank and later as a Corporate Banking Specialist at Citi Group.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics from Stellenbosch University and has completed a Master of Management in Finance and Investment from WITS Business School.