Non executive directors
BCom, Postgraduate Diploma in Property Development
Chris, who joined the Merafe Board in 2003, has extensive experience in mining and resources, merchant banking and transformation strategy development. He gained this experience while working for Mobil Oil, Union Carbide, Chase Manhattan Bank, Transnet and Royal Bafokeng Resources Holdings, where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer. He is currently Chairperson of Tjate Platinum Group and is also non-executive director of Jubilee Platinum plc. Chris is a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee, the Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee, an invitee to the Audit and Risk Committee and Chairperson of the Board.
Shaun is the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for Glencore Coal, Australia. Shaun is a qualified Chartered Accountant and served articles with Deloitte South Africa. Subsequently he worked as a manager in the Corporate Finance and Accounting Advisory Services team at Deloitte, Sydney in Australia. Shaun is a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.
BCompt, MBA, Certified Ethics Officer
Belese joined the Merafe Board in January 2009 as an independent nonexecutive director. She is currently Chief Executive of Zeleb Holdings, a company with interests in a number of sectors including: business management consultancy; property development and property management; as well as commercial farming. She also serves on other boards both in the private and public sector. Belese is chairperson of the Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
BSc (Hons), MSc Engineering (Mining)
Abiel joined the Merafe Board as an independent non-executive director in September 2010. He was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mintek, a state-owned enterprise responsible for mineral extraction technologies and beneficiation. Abiel is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and chairperson of the Remuneration Committee.
Mpho Mosweu joined our Board in March 2011. She is Head of Workout and Restructuring at the IDC. She currently serves on various boards and audit and risk committees. She has extensive commercial and governance experience. Mpho is a member of the Merafe Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee.
Ms Vuso is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and a Registered Auditor. Ms Vuso currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Kagosano NPC, is the founder and executive director of the Nyamezela Group Companies and also serves as a trustee and chairperson of the finance committee of the Siyabhabha Trust.
Ms Vuso has extensive experience in mining, aviation, transport and logistics, construction and engineering and the public sector. She has serves as a non-executive director and as a member and/or chairperson of different board committees including audit and risk committees of listed, Government Communications and Information Systems Agency, Johannesburg Market, International Marketing Council of South Africa, the National Treasury, the Office of the Public Protector, South African Express Airways, Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited, Protech Khuthele Holdings Limited and Cargo Carriers Limited.