Fanie Pretorius

Fanie Pretorius

Managing Director, African Engineurs
South Africa

Fanie was educated at Pretoria Technikon where he obtained a Technical Qualification in Automotive Engineering and later at the Unisa Business School, where he received a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA).

He has 40 years’ experience in the Automotive and Special Automotive Industry, in building companies as well as having had exposure to formal corporate structures and management systems. 

He has travelled extensively to countries on the African continent, the Emerging World and especially China where he spent 5 years implementing a JV with Chinese partners.

He is currently Managing Director at African Engineurs, a start-up EARN Group company focused on building and supplying electric-powered tricycles locally with unlimited configuration options mainly for township and rural economies, in fact any location with a short distance requirement, for both on-road and off-road needs.