Stephen Westwell

Stephen has served as a member of the Board of Trustees since 2013. Over the course of his career he has held a multitude of positions across the global Energy sector. He is a Lead independent Director of Sasol LLP, chairing the Capital Investment Committee, an Independent Non-executive Director at Control Risks, chairing the Audit Committee and a non-executive Director of Brookfield Renewable Partners.  He has also held numerous management and executive positions for BP in South Africa, United States, and United Kingdom between 1988 and 2011.

Stephen graduated from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, and later an MBA from UCT. He also holds a Master’s degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

“I strongly believe in the critical role education has in the creation of successful societies.  Supporting UCT in its mission will enable South Africa to achieve its full potential. “