Tlou Energy Limited, the AIM and ASX listed company said it has appointed Linah Mohohlo to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Mohohlo, aged 65, is the former Governor of the Bank of Botswana, a position she held from 1999 to 2016. She joined the Bank of Botswana in 1976, where she served in several capacities prior to being appointed Governor, including Board Secretary, Deputy Director of Research, Director of the Financial Market Department and Deputy Governor.
“We are delighted that Linah has joined the board of Tlou Energy Limited. Linah has exceptional experience and knowledge across a variety of industries and will add significant value to the team. We look forward to working with Linah as we progress our Gasto-Power project in Botswana,” Tlou’s Managing Director Tony Gilby said.
Mohohlo is a member of the Commission for Africa, and the Africa Progress Panel, a group of ten distinguished individuals who advocate at the highest levels for equitable and sustainable development in Africa. In May 2015, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Mohohlo as member of the High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing, an initiative aimed at preparing recommendations for the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit.
Along with her contacts and expertise in the banking and finance sectors, Mohohlo also brings to Tlou significant experience from the mining industry in Botswana as a board member of both Debswana Diamond Company and Diamond Trading Company.
Mohohlo holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from The George Washington University, Washington DC, a Masters Degree in Finance and Investment from University of Exeter, UK and a Diploma in Accounting and Business Studies from the University of Botswana.
Mohohlo is, or has been, a director or partner of the following companies or partnerships during the previous five years: Debswana Diamond Company Limited and Diamond Trading Company Botswana Pty Limited.
Mohohlo currently has no beneficial interest in the Company. Save as set out above there are no other disclosures in respect of the appointment of Mohohlo that fall to be made under Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.