Senior Operating Partner // Johannesburg
Robin joined the Anglo American group in 1965. In 1991 he was an engineer for Anglo American's South American new projects and operations and in 1995 he was appointed as the Group Deputy Technical Director of Mining for the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa. He then served with AngloGold in an executive capacity from 1998 before moving to the Konkola Copper Mines in Zambia in 2000 as Chief Operating Officer and then Chief Executive.
His final position with the Anglo American group was with Anglo Platinum, where he was initially the Executive Director of Projects and later the Executive Director of Mining. From October 2007 until mid-2010 he acted as Group Technical Director for the De Beers Group, was Chairman of their Group Services Unit and a director of the De Beers subsidiary and associate mining companies in Southern Africa and Canada. He is a UK Chartered Engineer and a fellow of the UK Institute of Materials, Metallurgy and Mining and the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
He has a BSc in Mining Engineering.
Robin currently serves as a non-executive director of Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed platinum group metals producer Royal Bafokeng Platinum Ltd.