The Team

Mentis Additive Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd t/a Mentis 3D, was founded in 2019. The executive and management teams, however, have more than two decades of combined experience in additive manufacturing, as well as experience in various other industries.


Their experience, qualifications and unique skill sets, set Mentis 3D apart from any other 3D printing company in Africa. Mentis 3D is thus the first and only specialist Additive Manufacturing company in Africa, with unrivalled technical expertise.

Andrew Mentis

Mentis Group CEO

B.Sc. Accounting & Finance


Andrew has extensive experience working as an executive, director and CEO, which also included various roles within the Mentis Group. He also has more than a decade's experience in the heavy manufacturing space and is currently defining Industry 4.0 group strategies as well as taking the lead on the implementation of these projects in Africa, and internationally.

Christo Els

MD - Mentis 3D

Mentis Group - Chief People Officer

B.Com.(Hons). Industrial Psychology



Christo has an extensive career as an executive and director that included roles at various bluechip companies such as Barloworld, EVA group and Bombardier. He is passionate about being able to make the connections between people and business objectives, so often missed, but crucial for the survival and ultimate success of any business.

Karin Marillier


Finance Executive

B.Com.(Hons). CTA - Financial & Management Accounting, Tax & Auditing,

Karin is an experienced finance executive with a demonstrated history of working in the mining and metals industry as well as the service industry and education. Her specialist skills include negotiation, budgeting, financial and management accounting, pricing, internal controls, and management.