Senior management

Jaco Prinsloo – Managing Director Sylvania Metals (Pty) Limited

B.Eng (Extractive Metallurgy), PDBA, MBA

Mr Prinsloo is a metallurgical engineer who obtained a B.Eng (Extractive Metallurgy) from the University of Pretoria in 1997 and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business (UP) in 2007. He started his career at AngloGold Ashanti Vaal River Operations in 1998, where he worked as a metallurgist, metallurgical engineer and plant manager until he joined Anglo Platinum in 2002, where he worked as lead process engineer, technical manager, and metallurgical manager on various projects and operations until 2010. Most recently he was part of the Mining and Technology team of Anglo American, as principal metallurgist, where he was involved in various strategic project and operations reviews worldwide in copper, manganese, coal, and platinum.

He has been intimately involved in all aspects from design, commissioning, optimisation and operation of platinum operations, and has also been intimately involved with strategic longer-term planning over the years. Mr Prinsloo represented Anglo Platinum’s interests as a JV Steercom and Exco member at the Mototolo joint venture with Xstrata between 2006 and 2010. He joined Sylvania in January 2012.

Lewanne Carminati – Executive Officer: Finance

B.Com Hons (Acc)

Ms Carminati is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA). She obtained her B.Com (Acc) at the University of Johannesburg (formerly Rand Afrikaans University) in 2001 and completed her B.Com Hons (Acc) at the University of Natal in 2002. Shortly after completing her training contract in December 2004 she joined the finance department at a shaft sinking company.

Ms Carminati joined Sylvania in July 2009.

Albert Jordaan – Executive Officer: New Business

Pr. Eng, PMP, B.Eng (Mech)

Mr Jordaan is a mechanical engineer and started his career at Anglogold Ashanti Vaal River operations in January 1998. He was appointed as a section engineer after he obtained his Government Certificate of Competency in 2000 and went on to work as a production engineer, shaft engineer and vertical transport manager on the Vaal River and Western Levels operations. Between 2006 and 2010, Mr Jordaan was a project manager for DRA Mineral Projects, during which time he managed platinum projects for Aquarius Platinum, Marula Platinum and completed the feasibility study for the Booysendal project (green fields) on behalf of Northam Platinum. Mr Jordaan joined Sylvania in January 2011 to manage safety, health and engineering standards on the existing chrome and platinum retreatment operations and the Company’s business development portfolio.

Anton de Vos – Legal and commercial adviser

B.Proc, P.G.Dip. (Labour Law)

Mr de Vos holds a B.Proc degree from the Free State University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Law from the University of Johannesburg. He has been admitted as an attorney, notary public and conveyancer in South Africa and practised as a commercial and property lawyer in Johannesburg for 25 years, before being appointed by Sylvania in 2009.