CSA Global Principal Consultant-Battery Metals, Michael Cronwright and Principal Resource Consultant, Anton Geldenhuys are looking forward to meeting you at the Investing in African Mining Indaba Conference between 03 to 06 February 2020, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa.
This year’s theme is Optimising Growth and Investment in the Digitised Mining Economy. The conference will have industry experts from across the value chain will tackle topics including the industry’s role in addressing climate change and decarbonisation and sustainability measure for investment in the next decade.
MEET OUR TEAM
Michael is a geologist possessing more than 20 years’ experience in exploration and geology throughout Africa and parts of the Middle East. He is a well-rounded exploration professional with significant commodity experience including lithium, tin, base metals, gold, coal and tungsten. He holds a broad view of the battery metals space, including an appreciation of its downstream components. Michael has gained significant experience across pegmatite hosted columbo-tantalite, tin and lithium mineralisation, and vein hosted mineralisation styles. He is a qualified Competent Person/Qualified Person across many international reporting codes. Michael has lectured in the Master of Science program at Rhodes University on the topic of exploration geochemistry and pegmatites and is a member of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions, and a fellow of the Geological Society of South Africa.
Anton Geldenhuys is an experienced mineral resource specialist with more than 18 years’ experience. He possesses broad commodity experience including precious metals, vanadium, lithium, rare-earth elements, graphite, tin, potash, base metals and iron ore. He has extensive expertise in the governance of exploration projects and has worked on a myriad of projects throughout Africa, India, South America and Europe. He is a member of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions, the Geological Society of South Africa and, since 2005, the Geostatistical Association of Southern African. Since 2009, Anton has volunteered in multiple committee roles for the Geostatistical Association of Southern Africa and has lectured to University groups; most recently to the Exploration Geology, Master of Science course at Rhodes University on the topic of Mineral Resource Estimation.
Director – Africa
Brendan is a Geologist with over 18 years’ experience in the minerals industry and uses his technical prowess to deliver cost-effective, fit-for-purpose solutions to clients worldwide. He has specialist skills in the design, execution and management of exploration projects globally, with a specific focus on the management of exploration projects in Africa and the Middle East. He has a strong commercial acumen and a track record of delivering high quality services and products to clients in addition to building and developing strong teams. He holds a PhD in Structural Geology and has published several papers across international journals.