The team

The IBT is administered by a board of six trustees – two representatives of the RBN and four of Implats. It is chaired by Mmemogolo Semane Bonolo Molotlegi, matriarch of the RBN.

Mmemogolo Semane Bonolo Molotlegi

Mmemogolo Semane Bonolo Molotlegi

Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy, North West University

Chairperson

The ‘mother’ of the RBN, Mmemogolo has 20 years’ experience in managing communitydevelopment issues. She serves on several boards and is also the patron of a number of organisations. Mmemogolo is also area president for Southern Africa’s Associated Country Women of the World.

 
Pierre Lourens

Pierre Lourens

BMil, University of Stellenbosch; MBA, University of Pretoria

Chief executive officer (CEO)

After 21 years in the mining sector, Pierre retired from Implats as the group sustainable development manager at the end of 2011. He is a former board member of Impala and served on several other boards. Pierre was appointed CEO of the IBT on 1 August 2012.

 
Carina Engelbrecht

Carina Engelbrecht

BCom (Law), BCom (Economics), North West University

Trustee

Carina has 13 years’ experience as a mineral rights specialist and is a corporate lawyer for Implats.

 
Cathie Markus

Cathie Markus

BA (LLB), University of Witwatersrand

Trustee

Cathie is a former board member of Implats and has had significant experience in the legal and public affairs arenas over a period of 20 years. Cathie retired from Implats in 1997 and is currently a non-executive director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited.

 
Khumo Shongwe

Khumo Shongwe

Executive director: People and Sustainability – Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH)

BJourn, Rhodes University; BSc (MED) Hons (Psych), MSc (Clin Psych), Medunsa

Trustee

Khumo is currently Executive Director: People and Sustainability for RBH. She has over 15 years’ experience in the mining industry within various human resources-related roles, having worked in various capacities including, transformation, human resources (HR) consulting, HR strategic planning, BEE and related community empowerment, HR turnaround projects, communications, sustainable development, shared services applications, and information-technology roll-outs. Khumo sits on a number of boards, including RBH, Astrapak, MB Technologies, Fraser Alexander, MTech industrials, Vodacom, Implats, among others. She also chairs the board of Lebone II College, a school of excellence in the Royal Bafokeng Nation.

 
Johanna Tau

Johanna Tau

BA (Social Work), University of the North; Development Programme in Labour Relations, UNISA

Trustee

Johanna has 20 years’ experience in HR management in the mining industry. She is currently the group stakeholder engagement manager at Implats.

 

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Annual Report 2012
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