Ian is a mining engineer with over 45 years’ experience beginning at Gold Fields South Africa. He later served as mine manager of Northam Platinum Limited in 1986 where he led the start-up of the Northam Platinum mine, including underground mine design, pioneering the use of hydropower, installation of metallurgical plants and ultimately bringing the mine into production in 1992. Prior to joining Bushveld Minerals, he served in numerous executive and non-executive roles in the mining sector.
Ian obtained a national Diploma of Mining from the Witwatersrand Technical College, South Africa in 1968. He is currently a member of the S.A. Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM).
Fortune is a mining entrepreneur with a strong exploration and development track record, Fortune has played a leading role in the origination, establishment and project development of several junior mining companies in Africa including New Kush Exploration and Mining (Gold in South Sudan), AfriTin Mining (Tin), Bushveld Resources Limited (Iron-Ore), New Horizon Minerals (Iron Ore), Bushveld Platinum Limited (PGMs) and Eagle Resources Limited (Uranium).
As chief executive officer of Bushveld Minerals since its inception, he also serves as a non-executive director of ASX-listed Lemur Resources Limited.
Anthony is a mining entrepreneur and the current CEO of Bushveld Minerals subsidiary and ASX-listed Lemur Resources Limited. He is also a non-executive director of Bushveld Minerals Limited as well as MRT Group (Pty) Ltd. Anthony has been responsible for the establishment and project development of a number of junior mining companies across Africa, including New Kush Exploration and Mining (Gold, South Sudan), Coal of Madagascar, Afri Tin Mining (Tin) and Eagle Uranium.
Anthony is also experienced in investment banking having worked at Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital in London and the pan-African investment firm Loita Capital Partners.
Geoff is a chartered accountant with experience spanning over 40 years in numerous financial management roles. Prior to joining Bushveld Minerals Geoff was a partner at Deloitte and Touche, a prominent South African auditing firm.
Jeremy is a lawyer with an LLBA from the University of Cape Town. He joined Old Mutual as a legal advisor and later established McReedy Friedlander, a premier South African property agency listed on the JSE and negotiated in partnership with Savills. Jeremy was more recently a director of Onslow Resources (oil and gas in Namibia and Yemen) and is a business development director of Avana companies with a portfolio of commodities in gold, uranium, coal, oil and gas as well as industrial materials.
Jeremy has been involved in the establishment and development of numerous natural resource projects over the last six years, predominantly in Africa and South Africa.
Michael Kirkwood is a highly experienced and respected former international banker, having worked at the highest levels of Citigroup during his 31-year career with the bank. He was latterly UK Country Head and Chairman of the Corporate Bank. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd and Chairman of Ondra LLP.
Formerly he served as Chairman of Circle Holdings PLC and as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Kidde plc, UK Financial Investments Ltd, Eros International plc and additionally as Deputy Chairman of PwC’s Advisory Board. During his career in finance, he held appointments as Chairman of British American Business Inc., as President and a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Bankers and as Deputy Chairman of the British Bankers Association.