Past Speakers


Sacha Akira

Sacha Akira Backes
Senior Investment Officer, Mining Investment Division – Africa, International Finance Corporation

Claude

Claude Baissac
Executive Director, Eunomix

Glenn

Glenn Baldwin
Chief Executive Officer, Bellzone Mining Plc

Frans

Frans Baleni
General Secretary, National Union of Mineworkers

John

John Barton-Bridges
Chief Executive Officer, Jonah Capital Group

Roger

Roger Baxter
‎Chief Operating Officer at the Chamber of Mines of South Africa

Nick

Nick Binedell
Dean, Gordon Institute of Business Science

Sue

Sue Brandt
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Transformation Solutions

 Graham

Graham Briggs
Chief Executive Officer, Harmony

Mark

Mark Bristow
CEO, Randgold Resources

Fiona

Fiona Buchner
‎Freelance Consultant at Fiona Buchner Consulting

James

James Campbell
CEO, Rockwell Diamonds

Cheryl

Cheryl Carolus
Chair, Gold Fields

Colin

Colin Coleman
Managing Director and Partner at Goldman Sachs

James

James Courage
Chief Executive Officer, Platinum Guild International (PGI)

Henk

Henk de Hoop
Business Development Director Resources

Richard

Richard Duffy
CFO, Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

Alugumi

Alugumi Dzebu
Senior Investment Manager: Partnership Funds at Anglo American

Hannah

Hannah Edinger
Director of Frontier Advisory and Head:Research & Strategy Division

Stephen

Stephen Forrest
Chairman, Principal Consultant & Engineer; Chairman of the Executive Committee

Arne H

Arne H Frandsen
Investment Executive, Pallinghurst Advisors LLP

Robert

Robert Friedland
Chairman of Ivanhoe Capital Corporation

Ross

Ross Gardiner
Mining Advisor with roles at NAMF, WBHO, Standard Bank

Neil

Neil Gardyne
‎Director - New Africa Mining Fund

Sonya

Sonya Girnat
Finance and Strategy Professional | MBA

Enoch

Enoch Godongwana
Former Deputy Minister of Economic Development

Bobby

Bobby Godsell
current Chair of Business Leadership, South Africa

Prish

Prish Govender
Senior Energy Sector Executive, Eskom

Adam

Adam Habib
Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand

Tony

Tony Harwood
‎President and CEO at Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd

Kevin

Kevin Hodges
Mining Industry Champion

 David

David Hodgson
non-Executive Director, African Barrick Gold

Alec

Alec Hogg
Founder

Darryl

Darryl Hunt
Partner, Dynamic Energy Consultants

Ben

Ben James
Managing Director, Baobab Resources

Bevan

Bevan Jones
CEO, Thebe Resource Incubator

Paul

Paul Kapelus
‎Director at Synergy Global Consulting

Charl

Charl Keyter
Executive Director and CFO, Sibanye Gold

Pulane

Pulane Kingston
Partner, Webber Wentzel

Gerard

Gerard Kisbey-Green
President & CEO,Aurigin

Kokkie

Kokkie Kooyman
Sanlam Investment Management Global Fund Manager

Dirk

Dirk Kotze
Independent, Management Consulting

Molatwane

Molatwane Likhethe
‎Executive Assistant to Chief Executive,Transnet Freight Rail

Richard

Richard Linnell
Chairman, Coal Africa Limited

Fidelis

Fidelis Madavo
Head:Portfolio Manager of Resources ,Listed Investments in Africa, Public Investment Corporation

Mbuyazwe

Mbuyazwe Magagula
Head: Mining and Minerals Beneficiation at Industrial Development Corporation

Oregopotse

Oregopotse Magano
Electrical Engineering, Student University of the Witwatersrand

Peter

Peter Major
Divisional Head Mining & Resources, Cadiz Corporate Solutions

Justice

Justice Malala
‎General Manager (Magazine Division) at AVUSA

Dr Cornel

Dr Cornel Malan
Group Knowledge and Research Manager, Xstrata South Africa

Gwede

Gwede Mantashe
Secretary General African National Congress

Comfort

Comfort Mathenjwa
Explosives Engineer, Sasol Base Chemicals

Norman

Norman Mbazima
CEO, Kumba Iron Ore

Sandy

Sandy McGregor
Portfolio Manager, Bonds, Segregated individual clients, Allan Gray

Claire

Claire McMaster
Group HR Manager at The MSA Group

Rick

Rick Menell
Chairman SA, Credit Suisse

Paul

Paul Miller
Mining and Resources Investment Banker, Nedbank Capital

Andrew

Andrew Mitchell
Chairman and Senior Partner, Fasken Martineau

Maria

Maria Moganedi
Mine Manager, Cons Murch Antimony Mine

Richard

Richard Montjoie
Senior Geologist Umbono Capital

Valli

Valli Moosa
Chairman, Anglo Platinum

Jacob

Jacob Mothomogolo
Projects Executive, Wesizwe

James

James Motlatsi
Dr, Executive Chairman of Teba Limited

Gerick

Gerick Mouton
Vice President and Project Director, Ivanhoe Mines

Stuart

Stuart Murray
Executive Chairman ,Aquarius Platinum (SA) (Pty) Limited

Sipho

Sipho Nkosi
CEO, Exxaro Resources

Lloyd

Lloyd Pengilly
CEO and Director, QKR Corporation

Fiona

Fiona Perrott-Humphrey
Corporate Director, Dominion Diamond Corporation

Barend

Barend Petersen
Executive Chairman, De Beers Consolidated Mines

Steve

Steve Phiri
Chief Executive Officer, Royal Bafokeng Platinum

Eugene

Eugene Preis
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Mining Engineering, University of Pretoria

Niël

Niël Pretorius
Chief Executive Officer, DRDGOLD Limited

Ngoako

Ngoako Ramatlhodi
Advocate, Minister of Department of Mineral Resources

Nema

Nema Ramkhelawan-Bhana
Africa analyst, RMB Global Markets Research

Archie

Archie Rantao
Operations Director, Lerama Resources

Jacinto

Jacinto Rocha
Senior Lecturer, Wits University School of Mining Engineering

Jim

Jim Rutherford
Non-Executive Director, Anglo American plc and former Capital Group Mining Analyst

Mike

Mike Schmidt
CEO, African Rainbow Minerals

Hulme

Hulme Scholes
Director, Malan Scholes

Michael

Michael Schroder
Fund Manager for the Gold Assets,Old Mutual Mining & Resources Fund

Keith

Keith Scott
Managing Director, The MSA Group

Charles

Charles Siwawa
CEO,Botswana Chamber of Mines

Carel

Carel Smit
Head of Energy and Natural Resources, KPMG in Southern Africa Executive Director (Clients & Sectors)

Ben

Ben Smit
Chairman, Aurigin Resources

Michael

Michael Spicer
Director of companies, Vice President, Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA)

Alan

Alan Sproule
Executive Director, Project Finance at Standard Chartered Bank

Chris

Chris Stevens
Director, Werksmans Attorneys

Rob

Rob Still
Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Pangea Exploration (Pty) Limited.

Bernard

Bernard Swanepoel
Chairman of Joburg and Junior Indaba

Mike

Mike Teke
President, Chamber of Mines of South Africa

Sophie

Sophie Thomashausen
Legal Researcher,Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI)

Justin

Justin Truter
Director and National Head of the Environmental Law Practice, Werksmans Attorneys

Claire

Claire Tucker
Head of Public Law and Regulatory, Bowman Gilfillan

Don

Don Turvey
CEO, Continental Coal

Srinivasan

Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan
Chief Executive Officer, AngloGold Ashanti

Marijke

Marijke Vermaak
Management Consulting

Stephan

Stephan Vermaak
‎Principal Investment officer, IFC - International Finance Corporation

John

John Wallington
CEO, Coal of Africa Ltd

Erik

Erik Wandrag
Business Development, Cennergi

Jan

Jan Willem Eggink
General Manager Upstream at Shell South Africa

Tim

Tim Williams
Group Mineral Resources Manager, Metorex

Bruce

Bruce Williamson
Lead Fund Manager, Imara African Resources Fund

Sipho

Sipho Ziga
Partner, Armstrongs Attorneys