Morné Engelbrecht


Job Title: CFO

Company: Metals Acquisition


Morné Engelbrecht will become the CFO of Metals Acquisition since 10 February 2024.

He most recently served as the CEO and CFO of Beach Energy, respectively. Before this, he held various roles at Carbon Energy too, including the MD and CEO roles, as well as the CFO and company secretary roles. He has also been a chief controller of LNG development at Interoil Corporation, which has since merged with Exxon, and a GM of finance at Lihir Gold, which has since merged with Newcrest.

Morné started his career in South Africa, as a manager at PwC for six years. After that, he became a financial controller at Harmony Gold, which took him overseas to the South East Asia region.

He has a BCom honours degree and a certificate in the theory of accounting from the University of Pretoria, as well as a diploma in accounting from the University of Johannesburg and a MBA from Terrapin.

2022 – Present     Chief Executive Officer, Beach Energy
2021 – 2022          Acting Chief Executive Officer, Beach Energy
2016 – 2021          Chief Financial Officer, Beach Energy
2013 – 2016          Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Energy
2011 – 2013          Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary, Carbon Energy
2011 – 2011          Chief Controller: LNG Development, Interoil Corporation
2009 – 2010          General Manager: Finance, Lihir Gold
2006 – 2009          Financial Controller: South East Asia, Harmony Gold
2000 – 2006          Manager, PwC

2011 – 2011           MBA, LNG, Terrapin
2001 – 2001          Diploma, Accounting, University of Johannesburg
1999 – 1999          BCom Honours, Accounting and Finance, University of Pretoria
1999 – 1999          Certificate in the Theory of Accounting, University of Pretoria
1996 – 1998          BCom, Accounting Science, University of Pretoria

About company: Metals Acquisition Limited is a company focused on operating and acquiring metals and mining businesses in high quality, stable jurisdictions that are critical in the electrification and decarbonization of the global economy.

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