Justus van der Spuy – Executive Director and Founding Partner
Justus is an experienced leader and trader of crude oil and refined petroleum products with specialist knowledge and expertise in risk management, deal structuring and risk, capital provisioning. Justus was previously an early member and eventually Group CEO of Masefield which was active in trading crude oil, natural gas, biofuels and refined petroleum products to the value of US$26Bn globally. Justus led the expansion of a business which became a global leader in managing Strategic Petroleum Reserves for Governments and remains a leader in this field.
Justus has a BA in Law from the University of Stellenbosch and an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Business School.
Enrico Ganter – Executive Director and Founding Partner
Enrico is an experienced oil and gas professional with cross-functional understanding developed through director-level responsibility for technology commercialisation, capital project development and execution, plant operations, strategy development and implementation, business development, global petrochemical supply and trading, finance, and investor relations. Enrico is an experienced leader with sound business acumen and the ability to manage business complexity, having successfully formulated and executed strategy across multiple business and geographic sectors.
Prior to establishing CER, Enrico was directly and indirectly involved in the development of gas monetisation projects around the world from early screening and pre-feasibility, through feasibility and front-end engineering and design to final investment decisions, project execution, start-up and operations. Significant projects include Escravos GTL and Oryx GTL.
Enrico has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) and an MBA from Warwick University (United Kingdom).