At the CRIRSCO Annual Meeting held in Washington DC (USA) in September 2019, South Africa’s Ken Lomberg was confirmed as the Chairperson for 2020.
Ken has more than years’ experience in the minerals industry (specialising in the platinum and gold sector). He has extensive experience in exploration and mine geology. His skill set provides expertise in the project management, mineral reserve and resource estimation fields.
Ken has undertaken Mineral Resource and Mineral 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. He has assisted or compiled Competent Persons Reports / Qualified Persons Reports (NI 43-101) for various projects that have been listed on the TSX, JSE and AIM stock exchanges.
Ken is also the Chairperson of the SAMREC Committee and is the SAMREC representative on the SAMCODES Standards Committee (SSC). He is heavily involved in the SSC’s education and training programmes.
Ken’s initial degree is a BSc (Hons) Geology and Geochemistry from UCT. Subsequently Ken has read for a B. Com (Statistics and Economics) (UNISA) and a MEng (WITS). Ken is a Fellow of the GSSA, a member of SAIMM and is registered with SACNASP as Pr.Sci.Nat.