Stephan Burger is a commercially astute entrepreneur and an enterprising executive with a track record of increasing company value through acquisitions, and successfully implementing development and growth strategies.
He has extensive management expertise across Sub-Saharan Africa, including board roles at Energy Banq, Sunrise Energy, MOGS, GPMS, Matador, Coven Energy, and other energy and infrastructure investment businesses.
In 2020 Stephan founded Energy Banq, an engineering solutions company that provides renewable energy solutions and services to businesses in South Africa and beyond. In addition, Energy Banq consults to The Mermaid Group, focusing on acquiring energy-related import terminals in Africa. He is also a member of Sandown Capital's Investment Committee and a shareholder in several other energy-related businesses.
As a Co-Founder of Mining Oil and Gas Services (MOGS), a pan-African group of companies involved in mining services, energy and infrastructure, Stephan was involved in the consolidation of the mining services sector in Southern Africa through mergers and acquisitions. Whilst Vice President and Executive Director of the group, Stephan played a prominent role in the business, chairing several boards and actively participating on the investee boards of the companies acquired.
The MOGS oil, gas, and energy division grew significantly as a result of the construction, operation and ownership of one of Africa's largest LPG import facilities. The division also owned and operated a 10-million barrel inground concrete crude oil tank farm, and acquired a multi-fuel import terminal in Ghana, expanding the group’s asset base significantly.
Stephan began his career at Investec Bank (SA), later becoming 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.