Ref: 1153246Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: BEng (Chem Eng), ECSA - Professional Engineer (Pr Eng)
Annual Package Range: South African rand - ZAR 2.1 mil - 2.5 mil, per annum
Total years experience: 20-30 Years
Current / most recent job title?
1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
As a CEO of a listed company, I was responsible to review and asses mining opportunities to reposition the company from a junior mining company to an established miner. This was achieved.
2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:
Plan, review / asses, adjust the plan / take remedial action. Repeat.
3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
Driven and experienced mining and engineering professional with extensive global experience in a wide variety of fields.
With a passion to unlock value through feasibility studies and implement the plans safely and effectively.
4. Ideal business title:
I was CEO of a listed company for 8 years, but it is not a must for me to achieve job satisfaction, although very comfortable doing it again.
5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
Adding value by optimizing the technical and commercial aspects of a project. Preferably in a complex mining and processing environment.
6. Skill area of competence:
Feasibility studies, project management, general management, plant design, listed JSE environment.
7. Career summary:
1y Gold Processing, 10+yrs PGM and Base Metals refining, 10yrs Feasibility Studies (overlap with previous items 0,8yrs Open Cast Mining), 8yrs General Management (Director of JSE listed Company – overlap with previous), 1yr Business Consulting
Putting the mothballed mine in the DRC back in operation (2007 – 2009).
Repositioning of JSE listed company through a series of studies and the JSE transaction, making a Minerals company the controlling shareholder.
9. What do you absolutely love doing?
Creative development, leading a diverse and talented team, problem solving, reporting, “selling” ideas, innovation.
10. Ideal company (culture and values):
Dynamic, flexible, innovative, open communication.
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