Russel Swarts CA(SA) – Director

Russel has over 30 years of senior financial management, mining and mineral exploration experience in South Africa, including many years as the CFO of internationally listed mining enterprises

Russel qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 after serving articles at PwC in Johannesburg. Upon leaving the profession in 1991 he took up senior financial roles within a number of JSE listed companies. Subsequently he was appointed as CEO as the largest specialist telecoms group in Southern Africa before taking on a Director role at a private equity investment group involved in energy and natural resources. He spent 5 years as CFO of an AIM-traded international exploration group before consulting in his roles and expertise. Russel has extensive experience in both Southern African and international listed entity reporting, rules and regulations, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, specialized financing, strategic planning and group reporting, planning and structuring.