Dr Tania Marshall
SSC Chairperson

Tania has been actively, and continuously, involved in the alluvial diamond exploration/mining industry since 1985. She has worked for both large and small companies in this field, as an operator and, also, as a consultant. In 1996 she founded Explorations Unlimited and has been involved in consulting and contracting to numerous South African and international companies involved in the evaluation, exploration, prospecting, mining and valuation of alluvial diamond deposits.

Tania is a Fellow of the Geological Society of South Africa and registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions as a Geological Scientist since 1996. In addition, she is an active member of the both the SAMREC and SAMVAL committees.

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Mr Ken Lomberg
SAMREC Committee Chairperson and CRIRSCO Representative

Ken has some 30 years’ experience in the minerals industry (especially platinum and gold). He has been involved in exploration and mine geology and has had the privilege of assisting in bringing a mine to full production. His expertise is especially in project management, mineral reserve and resource estimation.

Ken has undertaken mineral resource and reserve estimations and reviews for platinum, gold, copper, uranium and fluorite projects. He has assisted with the reviews or estimation of diamond and coal projects and assisted or compiled Competent Persons Reports/NI 43-101 for various projects that have been listed on the TSX, JSE and AIM stock exchanges.

Ken is also Chairman of SAMREC which is responsible for the SAMREC Code and represents SAMREC on the CRIRSCO Executive

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Mrs Kelly Redman
SAMVAL Committee Chairperson

Kelly is a Mining Economist with over 25 years’ experience in the Mining Industry in geology, mining economics, project management, corporate finance (M&A) and investment banking, where she worked as a Mining Analyst. Kelly has worked internationally in companies that include Anglovaal Mining, De Beers, Anglo American, Société Générale and HSBC Kelly is currently a Co-director of XBT Corporate Services S.A. (Pty) Ltd consulting to the mining industry. Kelly has been involved with in excess of 200 projects ranging in value from US$25 million to over US$5 billion.

Her commodity exposure includes Gold, Base Metals (Cu, Pb, Zn, Mo), Platinum Group Metals, thermal and metallurgical Coal, Iron ore, Nickel, Phosphates, Niobium, Diamonds, Chrome, Vanadium, Manganese and Industrial Minerals.

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Mr Andy Clay
SAMOG Committee Chairperson

Andy has more than 40 years’ experience in the minerals industry, from field geology, research, and mineral resource management to commercial due diligence and valuation of a wide range of global mineral assets.

Andy was involved in the preparation of the oil and gas code for South Africa. He has been a member of the AAPG since 2005 and has used the COGEH Handbook for the preparation of NI51-101 reports for the Toronto Stock Exchange. Andy has been involved in a number of “unconventionals” including uranium leaching projects in Kazakhstan, coalbed methane and shale gas geology and genesis in a number of countries.

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Mrs Sarah Magnus
SAMESG Committee Chairperson

Sarah has worked in the field of Environmental Sciences for eight years and presently leads the Venmyn Deloitte Sustainability Solutions team. Sarah actively provides audit support and transactional support for Deloitte’s Global Audit and Corporate Finance teams, and serves as a member of the Core Mining Team in the UK as well as being recognised as an environmental subject matter expert within the energy and resources sectors for Deloitte globally.

She serves as the first and current Chairman of the South African guideline for the reporting of environmental, social and governance (ESG) parameters within the mining and oil and gas industries

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Mr Roger Dixon
CRIRSCO Representative

Roger Dixon Pr.Eng, BSc (Hons) Mining, Hon Life FSAIMM is a mining engineer with over 44 years’ experience in the industry. He spent his early career managing deep level gold mines in the Witwatersrand Basin. He was a founder member and chairperson of the South African Mineral Resource Committee (SAMREC) which developed and published the original SAMREC Code in 2000 and the revised version in 2007.

Roger is currently one of two South African representatives on the Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards (CRIRSCO) an organization which he chaired in 2009-2010. He is currently a corporate consultant with SRK Consulting SA.

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Ms Sam Moolla
SSC Administrator

Sam Moolla is the Manager of the SAIMM and oversees the smooth running and operations of the organisation. Her forte is business administration and she has been involved in the SAIMM since the late 1980s. She left to pursue other interests in 2005 and returned in 2013.

Sam is the Administrator of the SSC and looks after the day to day running of activities and initiatives, and liaises with all members to ensure that everyone is aligned with the goals and objectives of the SSC.

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