Board

Denis Gately

Non-executive Chairman

Senior energy and resources lawyer; extensive experience in the international energy and resources industries and as a non-executive director of several listed and unlisted Australian companies and off-shore businesses; incudes Gloucester Coal Ltd, Alligator Energy Ltd (chair), Xanadu Mines Ltd (chair) and Murphy Pipe and Civil (chair).


Lulamile Xate

Non-executive Deputy Chairman

Completed articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers; extensive business experience, having developed several successful businesses in the fishing, gas and forestry industries; director and chairman of a number of unlisted companies; founding member and director of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Level 1 company Altius Investment Holdings.


Rob Croll

Non-executive Director

Mining engineer with 40 years' experience; served in senior management positions in De Beers and Anglo American; played a major role in managing the due diligence process for acquisitions for AngloGold; currently a principal consultant with the MSA Group.


Mike Meintjes

Company Secretary

Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years’ experience; extensive exposure to the mining and oil and gas sectors, including having advised a number of junior mineral explorers in both Western Australia and Queensland; appointed as Company Secretary on 24 November 2015; Company Secretary of ASX-listed TopTung Ltd and Alligator Energy Ltd.


Colin Gilligan

Non-executive Director

Mining engineer with extensive experience of contract mining and project construction; 30 years as general manager and chief operating officer of coal mining companies; as Chief Operating Officer of Coalspur Mines, was a key participant in raising a US$350 million debt facility.


Dr. Konji Sebati

Non-executive Director

Medical practitioner and CEO of national pharmaceutical association IPASA; practiced in the public sector, specialising in rural child health; joined the private sector and served in senior positions in South Africa and USA with Roche and Pfizer; appointed South African Ambassador to Switzerland in 2004 and Ambassador to France in 2008.


Leapeetswe Rapula Radiala (Papi) Molotsane

Non-executive Director

Distinguished business career, having served as board member and Chief Executive Officer of Telkom; served as group executive of Transnet and Chief Executive Officer of Fedics; currently joint Chief Executive Officer of his own business consultancy.