Priscillah Mabelane

CEO of BP Southern Africa (BPSA)

Thomas Schaefer

Priscillah Mabelane is the CEO of BP Southern Africa (BPSA). She assumed the role in September 2017, exactly six years after joining the organisation in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Priscillah has experience spanning over 20 years of service in leadership positions. Prior to joining BP, she held various executive roles in several large South African companies including Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) where she was the CFO; Ernst & Young where she was a tax director and Eskom Holdings Limited where she held various roles in finance, tax and general management. Priscillah is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a Bcom Honours in Accounting.

Before taking the reins as BPSA CEO, Priscillah served as Operations Director for BP’s UK retail business for just over two years, where she is credited with maintaining a strong safety record whilst delivering record levels of financial performance and progress on key strategic milestones. In this role, Priscillah was responsible for the development and implementation of the retail strategy in the UK. In this role she was also responsible for Retail operations across Europe.

As the CFO of BPSA, she was responsible for the development and implementation of business and financial strategies of the business. She was also instrumental in repositioning the Southern African business.

She is currently a non-executive Director of Vodacom Limited and also serves as the Chairperson of the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) board committee.