Technical team

Gavin Andrews [photo]

Gavin Andrews

Pr Sci Nat
MSc (Exploration Geology), MSEG, MGSSA

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 26 years’ experience, working in various geological environments including offshore oil in West Africa; greenstone gold, epithermal gold and porphyry gold in Africa, South America and Madagascar; greenstone-hosted platinum in South Africa; coal in Mozambique and South Africa.

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Mark Stewardson [photo]

Mark Stewardson

Pr Sci Nat
BSc (Hons Geology), MSEG

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 43 years’ experience in coal geology, exploration and mining, with extensive work experience in most major coalfields of southern Africa, Indonesia and Australia.

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Lynne Soulsby [photo]

Lynne Soulsby

BA (Hons) (Sociology)

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 15 years’ service with TMC and specialising in legal and sustainability issues in the mining sector.

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Darren Portela [photo]

Darren Portela

Pr Sci Nat
BSc (Hons), MGSSA

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 10 years’ involvement in chrome, coal, iron ore, manganese, tin, vanadium, gold and bauxite exploration in Africa for TMC.

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Efet Banda [photo]

Efet Banda

Pr Sci Nat
BSc (Geology), MGSSA, MGSZ, GDE (Mining Engineering)

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 19 years’ experience in mining, exploration, resource evaluation and geotechnical engineering in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Armenia and Georgia; performed the geotechnical functions for the Gautrain Project.

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Jonathan Buckley [photo]

Jonathan Buckley

Pr Eng
BSc (Hons) Mining Engineering, MSc (Petroleum Engineering), FSAIMM

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 30 years’ experience in mine management, mine project management and consulting.

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Herman Lombard  [photo]

Herman Lombard

Pr Eng
BSc Mining Engineering, FSAIMM

Senior Technical Advisor

Career spanning more than 40 years in underground mine management and mining engineering consulting.

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Julia van Biljon-Heidemann [photo]

Julia van Biljon-Heidemann

Pr Sci Nat
BSc (Hons) (Mineral Economics), MDP, BCom, FGSSA

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 30 years’ experience in investment banking (mergers and acquisitions, valuation, equity capital raising and advisory mandates, mainly for mining clients);....

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Bea de Munnik [photo]

Bea de Munnik

Survey Draughting Certificate

GIS and graphics specialist

A specialist in GIS and drafting.

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