Marthinus (Martin) Botha
Mr Martin Botha was appointed Chairman in June 2017 after being appointed to the Board in February 2014. Mr Botha is Chair of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Mr Botha is an investment banker with extensive experience as a non- executive director in the metals and mining industry and regulated financial markets.
Mr Botha led the establishment and development of Standard Bank’s core global natural resources trading and financing franchise across all continents as a founding director in their London centred international operations. He brings this insight and experience of global commodity markets as well as mining financing and M&A transactions to the Board.
Mr Botha is active in assisting early-stage mining opportunities in Africa and has a broad strategic understanding of the resources industry and its cyclical nature.
He brings deep experience in governance through his board level roles in highly regulated institutions in several global financial centres.
Mr Botha currently chairs a private company building digital marketplaces.
Mr Botha graduated with first class honours from the University of Cape Town and is based in London.
Current listed directorships
- Non-Executive Director of Zeta Resources Limited (appointed 2013)
Other current directorships/ appointments
- Non-Executive Chair of NovaFori (formerly Perfect Channel Ltd) (appointed 2017)