John is an international resources industry executive with over 25 years’ experience. He operates as an independent corporate finance and corporate development adviser to the mining industry, with a focus on African mining projects. John is currently CEO of Cupric Canyon Capital, a Botswana focused copper development company.
John has been an independent Non-Executive Director of Nord Gold SE since October 2015. Prior to this, he was a Director at First Reserve’s Buyout Group in London. Between 2008-2012, he was Chief Executive Officer at Rand Uranium, where he was responsible for the establishment of a new gold and uranium company in South Africa, and between 2002-2008, was an executive at Gold Fields Limited, variously responsible for corporate development, strategy and international operations and projects. Prior to that, he held various positions in Gold Fields Limited, Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Northam Platinum Limited.
John holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.