Board and Management

Board of Directors

 

management Lelau Mohuba

Dr Lelau Mohuba

Chairman

MB ChB

Retired medical practitioner. Joined Boynton Platinum (Pty) Ltd in 2003 as Business Development Director. Assisted with successful lstings on TSX and AIM in 2006. Co-founder of Sephaku Group, Currently serves as CEO for SepHold Limited. Chairperson for Incubex Minerals, Taung Gold Limited and Miranda Mineral Holdings.

 

Rob Wagner

Rob Wagner

Chief Executive Officer

BSc Eng (Elec), GCC (Mines and Works)

More than 28 years’ mining experience across several commodities, including gold, chrome, nickel/copper and manganese.

 

 

 
management Modilati Mahlare

Modilati Gustav Mahlare

Non-Executive Director

BCom (Accounting), BCompt Hons

Currently a director at SEMA Integrated Risk Solutions, specialising in internal audit, corporate governance, risk management and management consulting. Held a number of positions at companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers.

 

 
 
management Carlo Baravalle

Carlo Baravalle

Non-Executive Director

MBA

Founding partner in a private equity fund of funds, targeting Italian instutional investors that has raised $150 million and invest successfully in mid-cap and restructuring funds an co-investments globalle. Spent four years in finance with Italian fashion group GFT before moving into strategic consulting for several large French conglomerates, then into telecoms industry and variously with BT, Warburg Lucent Technologies. Subsequently became involved in private equity industry.

 

management David Twist

David Twist

Non-Executive Director

BSc Hons, PhD

Found member of Platmin Limited. CEO until 2006. Subsequently focused on new mineral exploration opportunities with SepHold Limited. Previously with Impala Platinum Limited and were involved in Bushveld Complex research at University of Pretoria. Member of South African Council of Natural Scientific Professions, Geological Society of London, Society of Economic Geologists.

 

management Rudolph de Bruyn

Rudolph de Bruin

Non-Executive Director

BCom, LLB

Practised as an advcote at the Pretoria Bar from 1977 to 1989. Subsequently focused on finding, acquiring and developing mineral exploration and mining projects in various African countires. Founder member of the Platinum Group and co-founded the Sephaku Group.

 

Management

 

Rob Wagner

Rob Wagner

Chief Executive Officer

BSc Eng (Elec), GCC (Mines and Works)

More than 28 years’ mining experience across several commodities, including gold, chrome, nickel/copper and manganese.

 
Elvis Rabohale

Elvis Rabohale

HR Manager and Manager Wallmannsthal

National Higher Diploma: Industrial Engineering, BCom Hons, MBA, Masters in Development Finance

Previously Chief Operations Officer, Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency. Extensive human resources, community and labour relations experience at operating and executive management level.

 
Curtis Mnisi

Curtis Mnisi

Chief Financial Officer

BCom Accountancy, BCompt Accountancy Hons, CA (SA)

Previously held various financial positions at De Beers. More recently, group financial manager, mining division general manager, Wescoal Holdings. Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

 
Loek van den Heever [photo]

Loek van den Heever

Sales and Technical Manager

National Higher Diploma: Mechanical Engineering, GCC, BCom

Mechanical Engineer with 30 years’ mining sector experience. Previous positions with Transvaal Mining and Finance, IMP Buffalo Fluorspar, Witkop Fluorspar, Sasol.

 
Chris Mulder

Chris Mulder

Legal and Contracts Manager

BLC, LLB

Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1985. Involved with various aspects of mineral and exploration law since 1994. Previously a mineral rights lawyer at BHP Billiton.

 
Rose Matjiu

Rose 'Shibe' Matjiu

Social Development Director

MA Medical Social Work, BA Social Work, Certificate in Mining and Minerals

Professional social worker. Extensive experience in community-related work, corporate social investment in public, private sectors.

 
Wilson Hlangwane

Wilson Hlangwane

Mineral Resources Manager

BSc Hons (Geology), MCom (Business Management)

More than 11 years spent in exploration, project geology. Operational experience at Goldfields, then seven years as an exploration geologist in fluorspar, tin and coal.

 
Johan Brits

Johan Brits

Project Director: Nokeng

NHD (Extractive Metallurgy), MCom Project Management

More than 27 years’ experience in PGMs, nickel, copper, cobalt, gold, coal and hydrometallurgy. Previously Manager Metallurgy, Manager Capital Projects (Tati Nickel Mine) and GM Metallurgy (Norilsk Nickel Africa).

 
Kevin Dabinett

Kevin Dabinett

General Manager: Nokeng

BSc Hons (Mining)

More than 41 years’ mining and management experience. Copper, nickel, cobalt, gold, PGMs, manganese, asbestos, fluorspar, diamonds and graphite. Extensive work at greenfields, brownfields levels and in revitalisation of old mines.

 
Ntando Nonoise

Ntando Nonoise

Exploration Manager: SepFluor

BSc Hons (Geology)

More than 10 years’ experience in exploration. Extensive work in greenfields exploration in sub-Saharan Africa. Worked on commodities such as gold, nickel, PGMs, phosphates and fluorspar.

 
Sabatha Mahote

Sabatha Mahote

Project Manager: SepChem

BSc (Chem Eng), MBA

Professional Engineer, registered with Engineering Council of South Africa. Began career with Anglovaal and subsequently moved to senior appointments at Sasol, De Beers and Metorex. While at Metorex, oversaw the Alfluorco Project (HF, H2SO4, AIF3. Most recently an independent consultant.