Coalperson of the Year 2022

Jaco Scholtz graduated from the University of Pretoria with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1989. Jaco has worked for Ingwe Coal Corporation, Dowding Reynard and Associates (DRA), Xstrata Coal, Jim Harrison Design and Associates (Taggart JHDA), and Fraser Alexander before he joined Pentalin Group Of Companies in 2019.

He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Pentalin Group of Companies.

Jaco has played a part over the years on various committees namely, Southern African Coal Processing Society (SACPS) and Coaltech and was the chairman of the SACPS from 2015 to 2017.