Executive Directors

The Executive Directors are primarily responsible for the business performance of the Company and/or its Associates.

Key Executives

Brian Gilbertson

Arne Frandsen

Andrew Willis

Sean Gilbertson

brian-smallBrian Gilbertson has extensive experience in the global natural resources industry. In his early career, he was managing director of Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited, which gained recognition as the world’s foremost producer of platinum in the 1980s.

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arne-smallFollowing completion of his degrees, Arne H. Frandsen undertook extensive legal research in Europe, Japan and South Africa, leading to the publishing of a number of articles as well as a book. Once his research was successfully completed, Mr Frandsen moved to London to start a professional career as an investment banker.

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willis-smallAndrew Willis has over 15 years’ experience in international finance, structuring and private equity. Mr Willis started his professional career as an accountant in New Zealand and after moving to Europe studied at INSEAD and was awarded an MBA. Before joining Pallinghurst Advisors LLP in 2006, he spent three years with pan-European private equity investment manager Candover Investments plc.

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arne-smallSean Gilbertson graduated as a mining engineer from Wits University in South Africa having spent time in the country’s deep- level gold and platinum mines. Mr Gilbertson worked as project financier for Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London specialising in independent power projects and public/private partnerships.

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