Priscillah Mabelane is a South African, She grew up in Mabocha, near Burgersfort in Limpopo. Mabelane is an industrialist and a renowned chartered accountant.
Priscillah became the first black female chief executive at BPSA. She barged her first degree from the then university of the North, now called University of Limpopo, had a B.Com from Laude university
Mabelane is also become the first woman in the history of the country’s oil industry to head a multi-national company, marking a significant milestone in the organisation and industry’s transformation journey, according to the website eNCA.
Before joining BP as chief financial officer (CFO), Priscillah, a chartered accountant held senior roles at Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA), international tax and assurance company Ernst & Young, and South African electricity supplier Eskom.
BPSA chairperson Thandi Orleyn said Mabelane has more than 20 years of service in a number of key leadership positions adding that she brings a “wealth of world-class experience and expertise” to her new role as chief executive.