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Management
Chief Executive Officer: Keith Grantham Harris

Keith Grantham Harris

Mr Harris has received extensive formal training in City & Guilds and Catering management, Health and Safety, Advanced Procurement, Communications and Presentation Skills. He also has a strong local and international strategic managerial background with companies such as Nissan Motor Company, Metro Cash and Carry and OTI Mozambique.

 
Chief Financial Officer: Chandra Prakash Tated

Ajit Pratap SinghCartered Accountant (CA), India

Mr Tated is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, The Institute of Cost & Managements Accountants of India and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries India. He has more 20 years’ experience in the power sector which include generation, distribution and transmission, has handled various functions such as project financing, taxation, working capital management and commercial contact issues of power plants.

 
Acting Mine Manager and Logistics Manager: Marcel Jansen van Vuuren

Marcel-picMarcel Jansen van Vuuren joined Umlabu Colliery in March 2010 and has expertise in commercial administration and yellow fleet management in the mining industry.

His role at Umlabu includes setting up a seamless logistics operation. This includes fleet management, personnel management, sourcing; repairing and managing the maintenance of transport equipment at the Umlabu Colliery. His experience includes working for Motlatlo mine as an administrator and as a logistics manager for Bantaq; where he was responsible for managing the company's fleet for the eleven branches situated countywide.

His experience also includes yellow fleet management; surveys; sales and marketing.

 
Chairman: Mr QMSM (Solly) Mokoetle

QMSM MokoetleQMSM Mokoetle, Independent Non-Executive Chairman, MA Journalism

Mr Mokoetle, was appointed to the board as Independent Non-executive Director and Chairman on 8 February 2012. He has more than 30 years' experience in senior management and executive director level in the media industry, with extensive operational knowledge in spearheading and leading multi-million Rand management projects.

 
Chief Operating Officer: Roelof Hugo

Roelof_HugoTechnicians National Diploma: Coal Mining (Technikon Witwatersrand); Management Development Programme (University of South Africa); Advanced Executive Programme (University of South Africa)

Roelof Hugo is the Chief Operating Officer of South African Coal Mining Operations (Pty) Ltd (SACMO).

He has extensive experience in the mining sector and his experience includes working for BHP Billiton for 27 years where he worked on various operations and management portfolios.

After his tenure at BHP Billiton, Roelof also worked for Sentula Coal as a Chief Executive Officer responsible for managing the coal portfolio of the group. Roelof also holds a Mine Managers Certificate of Competency; a Diploma in Loss Control Management and is a member of the South African Coal Managers Association.

 
Company Secretary – Pat Smit

pat-picFCIS, B.Iuris, Post Grad Diplomas in Company Law and Corporate Governance (Cum Laude)

Pat has in excess of 20 years experience as a company secretary in the listed (JSE, main board and ALTx, and LSE) and unlisted environments providing the necessary guidance and legal compliance on the requirements of all legislation and regulations in respect of Company Law, JSE regulations, corporate governance and other statute applicable to the business. She has also provided guidance and management to pension and provident funds as trustee and as principal officer.

Companies where she has been employed have been Lonrho, later known as Lonmin, ICL South Africa, later known as Fujitsu, African Rainbow Minerals,provision of an outsourced company secretarial service to Zaptronix and SACMH and is currently Company Secretary of South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited.

 
Non Executive Directors

Mr QMSM Mokoetle - Independant Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the board

Mr PP Menon - Non-Executive Director

K Ashraff - Independent Non-Executive Director