The Team

Jan Nelson

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications: B.Sc. (Earth Sciences), B.Sc (Hons) Geology
Jan looks after:
Spotting opportunities for great projects and with his operational experience in building and running mines, Jan is responsible for bringing the Mejillones project to account.
How he makes a difference:
Driving and delivering on the project milestones.

Mark Lotz

Chief Financial Officer
Mark Lotz is a Chartered Professional Accountant practicing publicly through his firm Lotz CPA Inc. With more than 25 years of public practice experience focusing on public company reporting, tax and advisory. He has significant experience as a senior executive in the brokerage industry as well as securities regulation.

Anton Esterhuizen

Non Executive Director
Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (MinEx)
Anton looks after:
Heads up the technical committee of the Board and makes sure that all the boxes are ticked when it comes to the technical evaluation of a project.
How he makes a difference:
By keeping our CEO on his toes technically.

Dr. Humphrey Lawrence Mbendeni Mathe

Non Executive Director
Qualifications: M.Sc, P.hD
Humphrey looks after:
Member of technical committee and gives support and guidance to CEO on technical matters.
How he makes a difference:
By applying a commercial check once a project has gone through scrutiny technically.