B.Eng Chemical Engineering * M.Eng Engineering Management * Professional Eng: ECSA
◊ Technical consulting and advisory services as EPCM contractor and Feasibility Studies, including a 100tph Chrome Washing Plant and 500tph Gold Recovery Plant.
◊ Provision of geotechnical- and exploration drilling services to Exxaro and Rio Tinto(2016-2018).
◊ Project assurance and reviews, including Marampa Iron Ore Project (London Mining Company) and Melmoth Iron Ore Project (Jindal Africa).
◊ Process Engineer Lead on Tete Pig Iron and Ferro-Vanadium Project (Tenova Batement / Boabab Resources), Kasinga Plant & Port Project (Angola Exploration and Minerals Resources), Maduaoela Uranium Project (Goviex Holdings), Kisanfu Copper Project (Freeport McMorgan Holdings).
B.Sc (Hons) Metallurgical Engineering * Programme for Management Excellence * Professional Eng: ECSA
◊ Founder-member and Executive Director Social- & Sustainable Development of Kumuka Africa, and Chief Executive Officer of Kumuka South Africa – a Level 2 B-BBEE company focusing on minerals-, agricultural- and waste beneficiation.
◊ Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tsibogang Lebone Development Initiative – a non-profit organisation focusing on youth development- and engagement programs in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.
◊ Resource-to-Market Champion at Kumba Iron Ore, driving ore-tracking and geometallurgical initiatives.
◊ Chief Scientist, Physical Beneficiation Department and Acting Manager, Roasting & Smelting Department at Kumba Resources.
◊ Process engineering and technical support to Iscor Iron- & Steelmaking and Kumba Resources, including commissioning of the Circulating Fluidised Bed at TICOR Empangeni.
B.Tech Chemical Engineering * B.Sc (Hons) Applied Science: Metallurgy (in progress) * Professional Tech: ECSA
- 3 Years Executive Management experience in Consulting, Project Management & Business Management.
- 8.5 Years as Process Engineer at Tenova Mining & Minerals and Bateman Engineering.
- 8 Years as Process Metallurgist in platinum operations and base metals refining (Anglo Platinum).
◊ Provided process engineering solutions and services on studies and execution projects as part of the EPCM team, including: Pre-Feasibility Study on Dust Control System at Namakwa Sands (Tronox), Definitive Feasibility Study for Mongbwalu Gold Treatment Plant (AngloGold Ashanti) and the Pre-Feasibility Study of Kisanfu Copper & Cobalt Mine.
◊ Part of team responsible for pre-, cold- and hot commissioning of the Blueridge Platinum Concentrator Plant.
◊ Project assurance and reviews, including Marampa Iron Ore Project (London Mining Company)and Melmoth Iron Ore Project (Jindal Africa)
◊ Operational process- and plant metallurgist at Klipfontein Concentrator and the Western Limb Tailings Retreatment Plant of Anglo Platinum, primarily responsible for optimisation- and continuous improvement initiatives.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – UCT * M.Eng Industrial Engineering * B.Sc (Eng) Metallurgical Engineering ( Professional Eng; ECSA
- 6 Years Senior Management experience in Business Development, Financial Management, Sales, Marketing and Commercial, Client Liaison.
- 4 Years as Lead Process Engineer at Tenova Bateman and Exxaro Resources.
- 4 Years as Process Metallurgist in heavy minerals, coal and base metals (Exxaro Resources).
◊ Commercial management at GE Mining on the Anglo American global key account and Simandou Iron Ore Project.
◊ Developing and implementing strategies for parts & service modernisation and optimisation on new-built locomotives for GE Transportation.
◊ Business Development Manager of Tenova Mining & Minerals (2013-2015).
◊ Metallurgical/process engineering and production management at Exxaro’s Zincor Refinery, Rosh Pinah Zinc & Lead Mine and Namakwa Sands concentrator plant.