MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Meet the team behind our success.
Lucas is an experienced metallurgist with proven track record in mineral processing, particularly PGM concentrating and coal handling and processing. Lucas is experienced in optimizing plant operations and building cohesive, high-performance teams. Lucas has spent the past 26 years in plant operations and management roles, 20 of which have been with Minopex.
Radesh has over 33 years’ experience in the mining and construction industry. He holds qualifications in Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation incl Management for Scientists and Engineers certification. Radesh has a sound track record on optimizing Plant Operations, Asset Management and Technology implementations. Radesh has experience in various commodities and plant commission and ramp-up including Platinum, Base Metals and Phosphate.
Nicolette is a Chartered Accountant who completed her articles with PwC in South Africa in 2006. She assumed the role of VP – Finance at Minopex in September 2018. She manages the financial department of the Minopex Group and is responsible for financial controls, reporting and compliance on a day-to-day basis. Prior to her appointment, Nicolette previously held the role of Group Financial Controller – Operations at Petra Diamonds Ltd, with responsibility for financial management across the Petra Group’s operations. She has 15 years’ experience in the mining industry.
Mpho has nearly 20 years’ experience in the mining, metals and built environment sectors. Mpho is a professional engineer by trade (ECSA, Pr. Eng 20120373), holds a B.Eng (Hons) Civil Engineering Degree from the University of Johannesburg and also a MBA from Wits Business School. Prior to joining Minopex as head of business development, Mpho served in various roles for SENET which included having acted in project execution roles on several precious and base metals projects and studies in central and west Africa.
Lance is a supply chain specialist with extensive experience. He has 28 years’ end-to-end supply chain and supply chain consulting experience. He is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and holds the MCIPS (Chartered Status) designation. He holds Master of Science degree, a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree, as well as holding the designation of Certified Purchasing Manager through the Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Lance has held many strategic positions in local and multinational companies and added great value through unlocking untapped value in supply chains.
Matt van wyk
Matt’s knowledge is rooted in business performance improvements which he has earned across multiple industries. For 20 years Matt has developed keen insight into Lean Thinking, Business Process Optimisation, digitalisation and the application of global best practice. During his career, he has designed and embeded the improvement journey for De Beers, and supported companies like Anglo American, De Beers Marine, Debswana, GEM Diamonds, Anglo Coal, Nando’s, Sasol, Willis Towers Watson and a number of others on their improvement journeys. Matt has a background in Process Engineering and holds a MSc in Lean Operations from Cardiff University. He has 26 years of operational experience and has spent 13 years in consulting.