Board Of Directors

mark

DR MARK BRISTOW

Chairman and Director
PhD (Geology)

More than 20 years’ experience in exploration, development, project and corporate finance and management in the mining sector in Africa. CEO of Randgold Resources Limited since 1995. Acting CEO of Rockwell Diamonds from December 2010 to end of May 2011. A fellow of the Geological Society of South Africa.

 

Tjaart

TJAART WILLEMSE

Chief Executive and Director
BEng Mining

A mining engineer by profession with 25 years of senior operational, production and executive management experience, particularly in operating plants in the diamond industry with De Beers in South Africa.

 

 

johan

JOHAN VAN’T HOF

Director
CPA, CA, MBA
A qualified CA based in Canada holding an MBA with wide-ranging experience in the listed company environment, including regulatory affairs, financing, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Serves on Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

 

willem

DR WILLEM JACOBS

Director
BPL (Hons), DCom

Over 25 years’ experience in the engineering, mining and investment sectors, including 20 years at executive and board level positions of private and public companies. Experience in strategy, corporate finance, company turnarounds and mergers and acquisitions. Serves on Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

 

 

richard

RICHARD J LINNELL

Director
Geologist

Active in the resources and metals fields for over 40 years. Significant global experience in the development and marketing of resources and commodities. Originator of the Bakubang Initiative, a forum designed to revive the South African mining industry and which led to the establishment of the New Africa Mining Fund. Serves on Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.