Higher National Diploma in Mining Engineering (Trent Polytech College, United Kingdom)
Colin is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a UK Chartered Engineer. He has extensive coal mining experience in Zambia, South Africa, the UK, Venezuela and Spain, in addition to his involvement in the management of nickel, copper, gold and other diverse mineral operations. He has founded and floated several public companies in the resource sector and served on resource company boards in the UK, Canada and South Africa. On 1 August 2010 Colin relinquished his position as Chief Executive Officer of Jubilee and was appointed Non-executive Chairman of the Company.
Dr Mathews Phosa
Non-executive Deputy Chairman
BProc (UNIN), Hon Doctorate in Law (Boston, USA)
Dr Phosa, an attorney by profession, was one of the first four members of the African National Congress (ANC) to return to South Africa in 1990 from exile to progress negotiations on the change to majority rule with the then ruling National Party. Dr Phosa is a former Premier of Mpumalanga, and currently serves on the national Executive Committee of the ANC, is Treasurer General of the ANC and holds chairman, vice-chairman and board member positions for over 10 prominent companies and organisations. Dr Phosa plays a vital role in realising companies’ business strategies, particularly with regards to the integration of previously-disadvantaged persons into the economic framework of South African businesses.
Chief Executive Officer
BSc (Chemical Engineering), University of Stellenbosch
Leon is a qualified chemical engineer. He joined Jubilee in August 2009 as Managing Director Refining and Smelting from Braemore Resources, where he was CEO. He has previously worked for 20-years with mining companies in the Anglo American group, including 16 years with Anglo Platinum. His last position at Anglo Platinum was as Head of Process Control and Instrumentation, and he was a member of the Executive Process Committee, the Research and Development Council, and advisor to the asset optimisation initiative at Anglo Platinum. He is a member of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and of the South African Institute of Directors. In 2010 Leon relinquished his former position at Jubilee and was appointed Chief Executive Officer.
MSc Eng, MIIMM, CIMM (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Andrew is a mineral processing engineer and consultant with 35 years’ experience in developing, managing, commissioning and troubleshooting in gold and silver ore, tungsten, tin, copper and zinc ore processing plants in Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, South Africa and the United Kingdom. He is currently a consultant to the mineral resources industry and an advisor to Lion Mining Finance Limited. Andrew has previously been employed by Gold Fields, Amax Hemerdon, and Mackay and Schnellmann. Andrew joined Jubilee in 2002 and became an Executive Director in 2010.
BCom (UNIN) Post Graduate Diploma (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Christopher is the former Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bafokeng Resources and is currently the Non- executive Chairman of Merafe Resources and a Non-executive Director of Capital Oil, both in South Africa. He has held several positions in corporate banking and industry for the past 20 years, including Manager of Corporate Affairs at Mobil Oil Southern Africa, Executive Director of the Black Management Forum, Financial Analyst at Chase Manhattan Bank, Marketing Manager at African Bank Limited, Executive Manager at Transnet (Propnet), and Executive Director at Dipapatso Media. Christopher joined the Jubilee Board September 2004.
BCom Accounting Science (University of South Africa (UNISA))
Eduard is currently Finance Director for Jubilee. After serving his articles with Malan & Du Preez and six years’ accounting experience, Eduard became the Financial Manager of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. He is also the former Executive Business Manager of Pan African Resources plc. Eduard joined the Jubilee team in September 2008.