Mr Corrie van der Wath



Corrie van der Wath is an experienced engineer, successful businessman, dedicated mentor and visionary leader. He holds directorships on various Boards, most notably as CEO of Matleng Energy Solutions and Chairman of Pendo Energy Solutions.

Corrie has several formal qualifications in Engineering, Commerce, Business Management, Industrial Psychology and Psychology.

Corrie is passionate about solving challenges that have a substantial positive impact on the world.  He thrives in a competitive environment by visualising a “profit and value for all” approach, bringing about significant expansion and growth through his innovative solutions.

His unwavering dedication to developing human capital and encouraging the empowerment of woman in the industry, is evident in the various programmes and initiatives that he leads and supports.

Over the past year Corrie was part of the team that won a number of prestigious awards which include the following:

  • Corrie won the Mentor of the Year Category in the AON CESA Engineering Excellence Awards 2017, with Matleng winning the Young Company of the Year Category.
  • Finalist in the Medium Business Category of the Sanlam Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year Competition 2017, advancing from being a finalist in the Small Business Category in 2016.
  • Corrie was also a finalist in the Titans CEO Global Competition 2017, and a Finalist in the Standard Bank Top Women Awards 2017 as the Top Male Driving Gender Empowerment Award, with Matleng winning the Top Gender Empowered Energy & Utilities Award.
  • Corrie has been announced as a Finalist in the 15th National Business Awards as Top Performing Entrepreneur of 2017.