Our Board

Peter Gill Nelson

1. Peter Gill Nelson (63)

Independent non-executive chairman

Qualifications: BCompt (Hons), BA(SA)

Appointed: January 2015

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Manufacturing, mining, healthcare, telecommunications, leisure, property, packaging and the motor industry
    • Extensive operational and corporate finance experience

Darryll John Castle

2. Darryll John Castle (48)

Chief executive officer

Qualifications: BSc (civil), BCom, MBA, CFA

Appointed: January 2015

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Corporate management (mining and engineering), fund management, financial analysis and private equity
    • Extensive experience in the mining industry and first-hand knowledge of various countries in Africa and emerging markets

Salukazi Dakile-Hlongwane

3. Salukazi Dakile-Hlongwane (66)

Independent nonexecutive director

Qualifications: BA (economics and statistics) (National University of Lesotho), MA (development economics) (Williams College, Massachusetts, USA)

Appointed: January 2016

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:
    Development finance, risk and sustainability

    Other directorships of listed entities:

    • Non-executive chairman of Nozala Investments Pty Limited, a broad-based women-owned and controlled empowerment company she co-founded in 1996
    • Exxaro Resources Limited
    • MultiChoice South Africa Holdings and MultiChoice South Africa Pty Limited
    • Woodlands Dairy Pty Limited
    • Lanseria Airport Holdings

Nonkululeko Gobodo

4. Nonkululeko Gobodo (56)

Independent non-executive director

Qualifications: CA(SA)

Appointed: February 2017

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:
    Accounting, auditing, advisory, mergers and acquisitions, entrepreneurship and leadership consulting

    Other directorships of listed entities:

    • Mercedes-Benz SA
    • Clicks Group Limited

Nicky Goldins

5. Nicky Goldin (47)

Independent non-executive director

Qualifications: BCom (Hons) (University of the Witwatersrand), MBA (University of Illinois)

Appointed: January 2015

  • Other directorships of listed entities:

    • Global experience in strategy development and execution; business development; corporate finance and investment banking (debt and capital raising), primarily focused on natural resources and financial services sectors

Timothy Leaf-Wright

6. Timothy Leaf-Wright (64)

Independent non-executive director

Qualifications: Chartered Institute of Secretaries (Natal Technikon)

Appointed: January 2015

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Over three decade’s expertise in export management and business development in Africa
    • Seconded to Mozambique, Nigeria and Angola for over a decade to spearhead negotiations and then construction and management of brownfields and greenfields plants in those countries

Tito Mboweni

7. Tito Mboweni (58)

Independent non-executive director

Qualifications: BA (National University of Lesotho), MA development economics (University of East Anglia), diploma in international business diplomacy (Georgetown University), CD(SA)

Appointed: January 2015

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Considerable experience in the fields of economic and political analysis, macro-level economic strategy, finance, labour relations and public policy

    Other directorships of listed entitles:

    • Nampak Limited (chairman)
    • Sacoil Holdings
    • Accelerate Property Fund
    • Discovery Limited

Sydney Knox Mhlarhi

8. Sydney Knox Mhlarhi (44)

Non-executive director

Qualifications: CA(SA)

Appointed: March 2012

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Corporate finance and investment banking
    • Founder and director of Tamela Holdings Pty Limited, investment holding and corporate finance advisory company

    Other directorships of listed entities:
    Assore Limited

Todd Moyo

9. Todd Moyo (59)

Independent non-executive director

Qualifications: CA(Z), CA(SA), RPA(Z), MCSZ

Appointed: November 2013

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Experience spans several economic sectors and disciplines including production, sales and marketing and information technology

Charles Naude

10. Charles Naude (61)

Independent non-executive director

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) (geology, chemistry) (University of Pretoria), MBL (Unisa)

Appointed: January 2015

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • 30 years’ experience in all facets of the cement industry, including aggregates, readymix and lime

Mmakeaya Magoro Tryphosa Ramano

11. Mmakeaya Magoro Tryphosa Ramano (45)

Chief financial officer

Qualifications: CA(SA)

Appointed: August 2011

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Financial and strategic planning, corporate governance reform, industry analysis, corporate restructuring, profit improvement, policies and procedures

    Other directorships of listed entities:
    South African Airways (vice chair)

Timothy Dacre Aird Ross

12. Timothy Dacre Aird Ross (72)

Independent non-executive director

Qualifications: CA(SA)

Appointed: July 2008

  • Areas of expertise and contribution:

    • Audit practice, risk advisory and client services

    Other directorships of listed entities:
    Adcorp (chairman, audit and risk committee)
    Mpact (chairman, audit and risk committee)