Speakers

Stewart
Stewart Bailey, Senior VP: Investor Relations & Group Communications, AngloGold Ashanti

Stewart Bailey oversees the investor relations programme for AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s largest emerging market gold producer, covering debt and equity investors in the US, South Africa, the UK, Europe and Asia. He is also a key member of AngloGold Ashanti’s capital markets team, which has successfully completed debt issues of more than $3bn since 2010.


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Roger
Roger Baxter, Chief Executive, Minerals Council South Africa

Mr Roger Baxter is the Chief Executive Officer at the Chamber of Mines of South Africa. He was appointed CEO on 1 May 2015. He sits on the Chamber Council and is responsible for the leadership of the Chamber’s team in terms of implementing the Chamber’s strategic plan.


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Ian
Ian Cockerill, Non-Executive Chairman, Petmin

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Henk
Henk de Hoop, Business Development Director, Rand Merchant Bank

Henk de Hoop holds an MSc in Mining Engineering from the University of Delft, Netherlands, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He started his career as a Graduate Mining Engineer at Goldfields of South Africa, followed by 2 years at Sasol as an Explosives Engineer.


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Sandra
Sandra du Toit, Executive, Investment Banking Client Solutions, Standard Bank

Sandra started her career as an academic, lecturing company and tax law at the University of the Free State, before joining Johannesburg Law Firm Brink Cohen le Roux & Roodt.


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Mike
Mike Fraser, President and Chief Operating Officer, Africa, South32

Mike was appointed President and COO, Africa in January 2015 and oversaw the set-up of the Africa region for South32.


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Terence
Terence Goodlace, Non-Executive Director, Gold Fields, Kumba Iron Ore & AfriTin Mining

Terence Goodlace’s mining career commenced in 1977 and has spanned more than 40 years. He spent the majority of this time at Gengold which merged with Gold Fields of South Africa to form Gold Fields Limited in 1998. Terence began as a miner and advanced through the ranks to become Chief Operating Officer in 2008.


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Chris
Chris Griffith, Chief Executive Officer, Anglo American Platinum

CEO of Platinum since September 2012. Chris is a member of the Anglo American plc Group Management Committee (GMC). 


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Lucky
Lucky Kgatle, Senior Vice President, Sasol Mining

He has held a number of positions at Sasol, including Vice President, Strategy and Business Development; Executive Manager, Operations Excellence; General Manager, Syferfontein Colliery; General Manager, Coal Handling Plant; Manager, Manufacturing and Site Work, Central Workshop; Section Engineer, Central Workshop; Reliability Engineer; Technical Advisor. 


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Peter
Peter Major, Director: Mining, Cadiz Corporate Solutions

Peter Major was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on 16 May 1955. His family moved to Kellogg, Idaho, the 'silver mining capital of the world' in 1961, where Peter grew up and worked through 1981. Peter graduated from Montana School of Mines in 1981 and came to South Africa in Jan 1982 to work for Harmony Gold Mine.


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Otsile
Otsile Matlou, Chief Operating Officer, ENSafrica

Otsile Matlou is ENSafrica’s Chief Operating Officer, Practice Integration. He is also a Director and Head of the firm’s natural resources and environment department. As COO, Practice Integration, Otsile ensures the seamless delivery of effective solutions for clients across the continent. 


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Norman
Norman Mbazima, Deputy Chairman, Anglo American South Africa

Norman Mbazima is Deputy Chairman of Anglo American South Africa and a member of Anglo American’s Group Management Committee (GMC). Norman was previously CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, a business unit of Anglo American from September 2012 to August 2015, and before that, CEO of Anglo American’s Thermal Coal business.


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Sandy
Sandy McGregor, Portfolio Manager, Allan Gray

Sandy joined Allan Gray as an investment analyst and economist in October 1991. Previously he was employed by Gold Fields of South Africa Limited in a variety of management positions for 22 years, where much of his experience was focused on investment related activities.


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Mxolisi
Mxolisi Mgojo, President, Minerals Council South Africa and Chief Executive Officer, Exxaro

Mxolisi Mgojo has been in the mining industry since 2001. Prior to that, his career includes 10 years as a software engineer and 8 years in the finance industry including Societé Generale Investment Banking. Mxolisi has been with Exxaro Resources since its inception in 2006, heading the Base Metals and Industrial Minerals business before being appointed as the Executive Head of Coal in August 2008.  


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Themba
Themba Mkhwanazi, Chief Executive Officer, Kumba Iron Ore

Themba Mkhwanazi was appointed CEO of Kumba Iron Ore in September 2016. Prior to that, he held the position of CEO for Anglo American’s Thermal Coal business in South Africa.


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Fortune
Fortune Mojapelo, Chief Executive Officer, Bushveld Minerals

Fortune is a mining entrepreneur with a strong exploration and development track record, Fortune has played a leading role in the origination, establishment and project development of several junior mining companies in Africa including New Kush Exploration and Mining (Gold in South Sudan), AfriTin Mining (Tin), Bushveld Resources Limited (Iron Ore), New Horizon Minerals (Iron Ore), Bushveld Platinum Limited (PGMs) and Eagle Resources Limited (Uranium).


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Gerick
Gerick Mouton, Vice President & Executive Head: Capital Projects, Ivanplats

erick Mouton, a Mechanical Engineer by profession, is the Vice President & Executive Head: Capital Projects for Ivanplats (Pty) Ltd (an Ivanhoe Mines Company). His previous appointments include Vice President & Project Director for Ivanhoe Mines, Project Director for Bateman Engineering Projects, Project Manager for DRA Global and Group Five.


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Abigail
Abigail Mukhuba, Finance Director, African Rainbow Minerals

Abigail Mukhuba qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 2005 and has over 16 years working experience in the financial reporting and tax specialist environment in both the automotive and mining industries.


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Deshnee
Deshnee Naidoo, Chief Executive Officer, Vedanta Zinc International and CMT

Mrs Naidoo joined the Group in 2014 and assumed the role of CEO of the Zinc International portfolio as well as Copper Mines of Tasmania in February 2015. 


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Sipho
Sipho Nkosi, Non-Executive Chairman, Talent10

Sipho Nkosi’s professional journey has enabled him to develop vast experience in the energy and coal sectors, both locally and internationally.


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Xavier
Xavier PrévostSenior Coal Analyst, XMP Consulting

Xavier has a MSc in Engineering Geology UMSA; Diploma in Mining and Exploration from the Montan University, Leoben, Austria, Graduate Diploma in Engineering and M. Eng. degree from Wits.
He has been in coal since 1977, established the Geological Survey’s National Coal Database (NCDB); was Genmin IT Exploration Manager and joined the Minerals Bureau, DME in 1995, as Chief Mineral Economist; Coal and Hydrocarbons.


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Mike
Mike Schüssler, Owner, Economists dotcoza

Mike Schüssler, owner of Economists dotcoza, an Economic Consultancy, has been extensively quoted in the media over the last two and half decades. Mike’s innovative research on employment and household issues has earned him much praise.


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Keith
Keith Scott, Chairman, The MSA Group and Chief Executive Officer, Fraser Alexander

Keith is a geologist with over 20 years of experience in the mining industry in South Africa, Africa and globally.  Keith started his career as a field geologist and progressed over the next 15 years to consulting in geology and mineral project economics in precious and base metals, bulk commodities, special metals and diamond projects on five continents. 


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Dion
Dion Shango, Southern Africa CEO, PwC

Dion Shango was appointed as Southern Africa CEO on 1 July 2015, the first black African to be appointed to the role. Prior to his current appointment Dion acted as Deputy CEO and as Leader of PwC’s Energy, Utilities and Mining (EU&M) Group.


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Peter
Peter Steenkamp, Chief Executive Officer, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited

Peter Steenkamp is Harmony’s chief executive officer and executive director from 1 January 2016. He has some 30 years’ experience in the mining industry, which include his last position as Senior Vice President: Mining of Sasol Mining Proprietary Limited, executive positions at Harmony from 2003 to 2007, African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) and Pamodzi Gold.


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Bernard
Bernard Swanepoel

Bernard is a Partner at To-The-Point Growth Specialists as well as a partner in THINKspiration. He served as non-executive director on the boards of Impala, Zimplats, Eqstra and African Rainbow Minerals Limited. 


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Mike
Mike Teke, Chief Executive Officer, Seriti Resources

From his beginnings in education to his career in Human Resources, Mike has gained extensive experience in people and business management in BHP and Impala, as well as CEO of Optimum Coal Holdings (prior to it being taken over by Glencore). 


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Paul
Paul van Zijl, Executive Director, Sub-Sahara Africa Natural Resources, J.P. Morgan

Paul focuses on the natural resources sector in Sub-Sahara Africa. He graduated with a B(Commerce) Honours (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria and is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. 


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Piet
Piet Viljoen, Chairman, Regarding Capital Management (RECM)

Mr Viljoen started out as a lecturer at the University of Pretoria and subsequently joined SARB as an economic analyst. He joined Allan Gray Investment Counsel in 1991 as a portfolio manager and later moved onto Investec Asset Management in 1995.


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