Adam Mostert is a highly experienced and accomplished leader in the field of agriculture and fertilizer systems. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Fertilizer Society of South Africa (FSSA), which he helped restructure and transform into Fertasa, the Fertilizer Association of Southern Africa. Adam is credited with the successful revision of fertilizer regulations and formulation of the Fertilizer Bill for South Africa. He has a deep knowledge of agronomy and soil science, having earned BSc Agric, Hons BSc Agric, and MSc Agric degrees from the University of the Free State. He also holds honors and master’s degrees in business administration from the North West University in South Africa. He completed the Advanced Management Programme at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania in the USA in 1998.
Adam began his career as a lecturer at the University of the Free State in 1974 before joining Sasol in 1982. During his career at Sasol, he held various positions in the Fertilizer Division and served as general manager of the fertilizer business until the end of 1999. He was also a director on the boards of ten Sasol companies. He later served as general manager of the Solvents Division of Sasol, with global responsibility for sales and logistics. Adam spent time in Dubai as the Managing Director of Sasol Gulf and Sasol Middle East. He also led Sasol’s biodiesel project and other capital projects in Southern Africa and abroad before retiring from Sasol in 2010.
Adam’s passion for training and development led him to coach business leaders from various backgrounds even after his retirement. He joined AFGRI in Centurion as General Manager: Farm Inputs and was recognized by the Soil Science Society of South Africa in 2016. He was awarded honorary membership of Fertasa in May 2017 for his outstanding contribution to agriculture. His wealth of experience, expertise and achievements have earned him a well-deserved reputation as a respected leader in the agricultural industry.