Executive: Corporate GovernanceGet to Know Her
Executive: Commercial Business UnitGet to Know Him
Acting Executive: Exploration & ProductionGet to Know Her
Executive: Information Communications TechnologyGet to Know Him
Acting Executive: Strategic Finance & ProcurementGet to Know Her
Executive: Business Support Property Management & ProjectsGet to Know Him
Immanuel is the Managing Director of NAMCOR. The Stellenbosch University Masters of Business Administration (MBA) graduate has a wealth of petroleum administration experience, having served as Petroleum Commissioner in the Ministry of Mines & Energy (MME).
He held that position for well over a decade from February 2003 up until his appointment as NAMCOR’s chief administrator in October 2015.
Immanuel is no stranger to NAMCOR, having had a stint on the NAMCOR Board of Directors from 2004 to 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Zoology from the University of Namibia (UNAM) and a Diploma in Petroleum Policy & Management from PETRAD in Norway.
Executive: Corporate Governance
Ms Muruko was admitted as a legal practitioner in the High Court of Namibia in 2005 and has 10 years post admission experience as a legal practitioner. She was appointed as a High Court Accredited Mediator in 2015.
In 2009, Ms Muruko successfully completed her Masters degree in public administration of Mines and Mineral Resources (Formation Specialisee en Administration publique des Mines de MINES ParisTech) at the school of Mines in France. In 2008-2009, she successfully completed an advance course f,blbvor 6 months in French at the Centre d’Approches Visantes des Langues et des Medias (Cavilam) in Vichy, France.
She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Namibia and obtained her Baccalaures Juris (B-Juris) in 2002 and her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 2004 respectively.
She previously occupied the position of Manager Corporate Communications and Legal Services at the Electricity Control Board (November 2007- October 2013) and was particularly exposed to Corporate, Commercial, Administrative and Labour law, Energy Regulatory issues, legislative and regulatory reform issues. She was also responsible for the Company Secretarial and Corporate Governance aspects of the Board.
She completed an Executive Development Programme (EDP) through the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 2013.
She is currently serving as a member of the Governing Council of the Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM); for a period of three years effective 1 December 2013 – 30 November 2016 and serves on the Investment, Tender and Governance and Remuneration Board Committee of which she chairs the latter Committee.
Executive: Commercial Business Unit
Ludwig heads the Commercial Business Unit and is responsible for the improvement of our presence in the downstream sector. As a business executive, he provides sound operational solutions custom-made for the needs of our customers and aims to position the Commercial Business Unit favourably.
He is also responsible for developing competitive advantage within the market as well as implementing policies i.e. operational strategies, business plans, structures, systems and capabilities.
He is also in charge of the development and management of all reimgs within the statutory requirements framework.
Ludwig holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Namibia as well as a Trades Certificate from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Acting Executive: Exploration & Production
Acting Executive for the Exploration and Production (E & P) department with ten (10) years’ experience in the E & P sector of the Oil and Gas industry and three (3) years’ experience in the Mining industry.
She holds a Master degree in Geology from the University of Namibia and her Master degree research is titled Petroleum System Analysis and Seismic Study of the Orange Basin, Offshore Namibia.
She also holds a BSc (Honours) degree in Geology from the University of Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) and BSc degree in Geology and Chemistry from the University of Namibia.
She is a member of Geological Society of Namibia, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
Her responsibilities entail; leading the E & P team in order to grow NAMCOR’s hydrocarbon exploration and production portfolio by developing business opportunities in line with the company strategy.
Managing all Joint Operating, Multi-clients and Brokerage Agreements, as well as business contacts between NAMCOR and partners.
Managing all hydrocarbon exploration and production data of Namibia and advising the Ministry of Mines and Energy on issues pertaining to E & P activities conducted by operators in Namibia.
Executive: Information Communications Technology
Bonifatius heads our ICT Unit and is responsible for the management and direction of all ICT reimgs in line with our business strategy and priorities. He is a University of Cape Town graduate where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Statistics.
He also possesses 18 years working experience in telecommunications, Government and utilities sector.
He further has a broad technical background, an accomplished and talented information technology professional with project management experience and strong background of Business systems.
Acting Executive: Strategic Finance & Procurement
Mrs. Hamukwaya is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Rhodes University, South Africa and a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from the University of Namibia. She completed her articles with Deloitte Namibia Windhoek, having worked in Audit and Assurance for over six years.
She poses a wide range of knowledge, experience and skills in the area of Finance and has worked in this field for the past 11 years. Her role as Acting Executive for Strategic Finance and Procurement entails, guiding and advising management on financial decisions based on sound policies and procedures that comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Mrs. Hamukwaya has experience in the oil and gas industry having previously worked as a Financial Controller for a Global Energy Corporation.
She serves on the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee of the Namibian Competition Commission as an external member.
Executive: Business Support Property Management & Projects
Nestor is a qualified Civil Engineer by profession with over 15 years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering and Construction. His experience include Planning & Design, Contract Management, and Project Management.
He has done work for various client including State Departments, Local Authorities and Private Developers. He holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering from Polytechnic of Namibia, a Bachelors of Technology in Civil Engineering from Tshwane University of Technology and a Master of Industrial Engineering from Namibia University of Science and Technology.
As an Executive Business Support Property Management & Projects at NAMCOR, his key focus area is to support the realization of NAMCOR’s core business by ensuring the availability of appropriate work facilities and related infrastructures.
This therefore entails strategic land acquisitions, property and related infrastructure development, upgrading and property maintenance.
Maryke Veretta Caroline Kröhne
Executive: Human Capital & Strategic Development
Maryke Veretta Caroline Kröhne holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Kawazulu Natal, a Bachelors of Business Administration from Thames Valley University, a National Diploma in Public Administration from Technicon Namibia. She is currently busy studying towards a Doctorate degree in Business Administration at GlobalNxt University in Malaysia.
Maryke has more than 20 years managerial experience in varying industries and roles in Namibia accompanied by extensive experience in a unionised environment with good negotiation skills. She is very good at analysing organisational behaviour and strategic planning.
She serves on the following boards; member of the Board of Trustees at the Karibib Private School as well as the BDTR Committee of the NAMMED Medical Aid Fund.