Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Mr. Barend Petersen is NonExecutive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Petersen holds a B.Compt degree and has qualified as a chartered accountant during 1995. He has a broad international business experience in mining finance auditing oil industry energy government relations business turnarounds corporate recovery consulting and corporate governance. Mr Petersen is the executive chairman of De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited and a director of the De Beers Group and a shareholder in Ponahalo Capital who owns a 50 stake in Ponahalo Investments partner of De Beers Consolidated Mines. He is also the chairman of the Environment Community Occupational Health and Safety Committee of the de Beers Group. 1 Mr Petersen is a director of several companies including Anglo American South Africa Alexander Forbes Equity Holdings and Curro Holdings. He is also the Chairman of Sizwe Business Recoveries which he founded in 1998.
Age: 51 Chairman Since 2014