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.



Mariette Liefferink


BIOGRAPHY Mariette Liefferink is the CEO of the Federation for a Sustainable Environment. The FSE is widely recognised as the most prominent of the environmental activist stakeholders in the mining industry. She is listed by City Press as one of the women who inspired the City Press Team and named as one of the 100 most influential people in Africa’s Mining Industry.... Read More

Presentation: Mining for future success Initiatives by the minin


Bert Lopes

Managing Partner
BDO Johannesburg
Head of Advisory

Bert is a chartered accountant in South Africa and has 20 years’ experience covering a wide spectrum of clients where he has developed strong working relationships and provided both audit and assurance services. Bert’s clients have ranged from subsidiaries of listed companies, large private clients, multi-national entities to smaller owner managed entities. Since 2015 Bert has overseen BDO Advisory, which... Read More

Presentation: Current Trends