Oil and gas entrepreneur Sean Lunn is determined to improve the socio-economic conditions of his native South Africa.

Despite legal challenges, he believes the nation’s hydrocarbon resources are “potentially so big and could make such a difference to our socio-economic environment, they cannot be ignored”.

A respected figure in southern African upstream circles, Durban-born Lunn and his wife Julie have their hands full with 10-year-old twin boys, also budding entrepreneurs it would seem.