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

Interim Chief Executive Officer

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.

Gregory Hunter

Non-executive Director

Mining engineer with 26 years’ experience in the resources sector; worked in various senior positions in the mining industry across Africa; extensive experience in resource finance; currently employed in a senior position by Noble Group.