Our People

At Our People model is designed in such a way that we see the boundaries of the organization as very flexible, as we combine our in-house agility and broad-based / external capabilities. At the heart of this process is a core team, made up of energy sector veterans, with significant operations experience in the industry. This core team is made up of Energy Economists, Engineers, Geophysicists, Geoscientists, and Renewable Energy Experts. With this pool of resources, Proxima has developed significant levels of industry knowledge, which it deploys to effectively achieve its corporate objectives.

People, Systems and Structures

At Proxima, we pay significant attention to systems and structures because we know that a well-structured business with the appropriate systems will optimize our people assets. Our systems provide the support for us to deal with the complex challenges typical of the energy industry. These include the following:

  • Scanning the African energy space for areas of opportunity.
  • Identifying appropriate partners for collaboration in addressing selected business opportunities.
  • Reviewing, approving and monitoring the business’ strategy, to ensure it continues to be relevant in a dynamic energy industry.
  • Reviewing risks and ensuring that the business deploys resources to mitigate these risks
  • Ensuring that the processes are in place that maintain the integrity of the business, in areas like partner management, regulatory filings, host community management, relationship with vendors and relationships with other stakeholders of the business.
  • The responsibility for day to day management of the business lies with the CEO and the Executive Directors.