Brian van Rooyen

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr van Rooyen is a South African national currently residing in South Africa. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

He spent most of his early career working in a wide variety of technical and senior managerial roles in the primary steel and stainless-steel industries. From 1997 he pursued a career in strategy and new business development with Kumba Resources Limited. In 2006, he joined Exxaro, a mining company listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE: EXX).

Mr van Rooyen was responsible for the acquisition and development of the Mayoko iron ore project in the Republic of Congo until 2013. He has extensive experience in new business development, project development and general management of operations. He has served as a director of several subsidiaries of Exxaro, both in South Africa and abroad.