Our people

ELES DOBRONSKY

CHAIRMAN

Eles Dobronsky is chairman since 2010, and plays an active role in the Fleurette Group’s governance and overall strategy

Eles Dobronsky is a An experienced attorney, Eles Dobronsky specializes in international industry and trade law, and is an expert on the legal requirements for businesses in the European Union and other countries.

Eles is a board director for several corporations and the founder and CEO of the Eles Dobronsky Law Office, a law firm representing organizations in the public and private sectors.

JAMES LEVY CBE QC 

DIRECTOR

James Levy CBE QC is member of Fleurette board since 2007.

The senior partner of the international law firm Hassans, located in Gibraltar, with in-depth experience in a host of legal fields and a diverse range of businesses, James Levy CBE QC is ideally qualified to advise on complex, often cross-jurisdictional, issues.

Playing a vital role in Gibraltar’s development as a financial center, James was awarded a CBE for his service to the economy and the community of Gibraltar. As a qualified mediator, James has pioneered the use of alternative dispute resolution in Gibraltar.

ROB DRIEDUITE

DIRECTOR

Board member since 2010, Rob Drieduite is responsible for managing the Fleurette Group’s the group's operational and commercial activities.

Formerly, Rob served as a senior policymaker at the Dutch Ministry of Finance, often interfacing with the Ministry of Economic Affairs. 

As a tax advisor at Arthur Andersen, KPMG and his own tax firm, Rob has been involved in extensive national and international outbound and inbound investment projects and corporate restructurings.

DAN GERTLER

SENIOR ADVISOR

Since first visiting the DRC in 1997, Dan Gertler has built an impressive track record, bringing together successful logistics projects and major commodities transactions. He has wide experience in fostering strong, win-win partnerships that have helped the Fleurette Group to attract significant inward financial investment to the DRC, and make a critical contribution to the country's economic and social development.

Dan's areas of expertise include creating complex ventures and operations in developing countries, associated with mining, industry, logistics, trade and finance, as well as identifying promising assets and high-growth opportunities.

Dan Gertler co-founded the Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) in 2004, and was appointed the Honorary Consul of DRC in Israel in 2003. 

PIETER DEBOUTTE

DIRECTOR, JARVIS

Pieter Deboutte heads up the Fleurette Group’s DRC Operations and has lived in the country for more than 20 years.

Pieter is president of the Gertler Family Foundation, one of the largest charitable organizations in the DRC.

Pieter has over two decades’ experience in Central Africa and DRC, Pieter has held various board positions in the mining sector with DCP Sarl (Nikanor), Africo Resources and Mutanda Mining.  

GIUSEPPE CICCARELLI

MANAGING DIRECTOR, OIL OF DRCongo

Oil of DRCongo is managed by Dr. Giuseppe Ciccarelli, a former ENI Manager with more than 30 years’ experience in the hydrocarbons sector. Giuseppe has been managing the assets since it was awarded to Caprikat Limited & Foxwhelp Limited, Fleurette Group subsidiaries, in 2010.