Board

Lulamile Xate

Independent Non-executive Chairman

Completed articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers; extensive business experience, having developed several successful businesses in the fishing, gas and forestry industries; founding member and director of Altius Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (Altius) – a significant shareholder.


Rob Croll

Independent Non-executive Director

Mining engineer with 42 years’ experience; served in senior management positions in De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited and Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited; played a major role in managing the due diligence process for acquisitions for AngloGold Ashanti Limited.


Colin Gilligan

Independent Non-executive Director

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


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.


Dr Konji Sebati

Independent Non-executive Director

Medical practitioner and CEO of Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa; practised in the public sector, specialising in rural child health; joined the private sector and served in senior positions in South Africa and US with Roche and Pfizer; appointed South African Ambassador to Switzerland in 2004 and Ambassador to France in 2008.


Leapeetswe Rapula Radiala (Papi) Molotsane

Independent Non-executive Director

Distinguished business career, having served as Board member and CEO of Telkom; served as Group Executive of Transnet and CEO of Fedics; currently joint CEO of his own business consultancy.


Manish Dahiya

Non-executive Director

Global Head of Energy Coal & LNG at Noble; with the Group since 2009; prior to joining Noble, worked with BHP Billiton for five years in commercial roles based in Singapore.


Peter Watson

Non-executive Director

Former Managing Director of Sedgman Limited; over 30 years’ experience in energy and resources sectors within Australia and overseas; expertise in project development and delivery, asset optimisation and maintenance, and organisational leadership in Australia, Africa, Asia and the Americas; significant board level experience at public and wholly owned company level, particularly regarding safety, governance, financial reporting, risk management, strategy and leadership.