African Mining Network

AMN was established to develop and build relationships across Africa’s mining community, and give the world a preview of what is happening in mining in Africa.



Clive Govender

Head of Supply Chain

Visionary global supply chain and procurement executive with extensive experience in manufacturing, metals and mining, currently Head of Supply Chain (Chief Procurement Officer) at Anglo American Platinum, accountable for a procurement spend of USD $4-5 billion.  Demonstrable expertise in leading procurement and supply chain transformation at an international level. Consistent delivery of positive outcomes with strong and sustainable gains. Talented... Read More

Presentation: Leveraging local procurement to drive shared value


Nick Holland


BCom, BAcc, University of the Witwatersrand; CA(SA) Mr Holland was appointed an executive director of Gold Fields in 1997 and became CEO on 1 May 2008. Prior to that he was the Company’s CFO. Mr Holland has more than 31 years’ experience in financial management, of which 23 years were in the mining industry. Prior to joining Gold Fields, he was... Read More

Presentation: Building a sustainable industry through the gold p


Steve Phiri


Steve Phiri, LLB, LLM, H.Dip Co. Law, has been Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited (also known as RBPlat) since April 1, 2010. Mr. Phiri has a significant wealth of mining and business experience, gained over a period of 14 years. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Merafe Resources Limited since May 2003 until March 31, 2010.... Read More

Presentation: The future of the PGM sector with specific referen


Ben Magara


Ben Magara, Lonmin CEO: Ben joined the Company and Board as Chief Executive on 1 July 2013. He is a graduate Mining Engineer from the University of Zimbabwe and has attended various management programmes including the Accelerated Development Programme at the London Business School, UK and the AMP at GIBS, SA. Ben has extensive mining experience in both underground and... Read More

Presentation: Is the mining industry suffering from an acute or


Roger Baxter


Mr Roger Baxter is the Chief Executive Officer at the Chamber of Mines of South Africa. He was appointed CEO on 1 May 2015. He sits on the Chamber Council and is responsible for the leadership of the Chamber’s team in terms of implementing the Chamber’s strategic plan.  He was previously Chief operating Officer and recently returned from a brief... Read More

Presentation: The future of the RSA mining Industry