Dr. Patricia Makhesha

Dr. Patricia Makhesha

Chairperson Ivanplats

Dr. Patricia Makhesha joined Ivanhoe’s 64%-owned South African subsidiary, Ivanplats (Pty) Ltd., in September 2014. As Managing Director of Ivanhoe’s Platreef Project, she oversees the development of relationships with diverse communities in the vicinity of the planned Flatreef Mine in South Africa, and manages project relations with a broad group of stakeholders.

She has served on the boards of GlaxoSmithKline, Rand Water Board, Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority, Construction Industry Development Board, South African Broadcasting Corporation and Co-operative Bank Development Agency. She was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of MMMS Consulting. Other positions during her 25-year career have included Senior Executive, Transformation and Human Capital Management at South African Forestry Company; Group Corporate Manager with Global Forest Products; Manager of Marketing and Communication at South African banker ABSA Group; and news and current affairs journalist with the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Dr. Makhesha holds a Doctorate and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from MU Business School and has completed executive development programs at the University of Cape Town, Harvard University and WITS business schools.


Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Wednesday 05/02/2020

From 09:25 To 10:45

02/05/2020 09:25 02/05/2020 10:45 CEO Keynote & Interview China’s Significant CITIC Metal Investment and the Kamoa-Kakula Project - “unquestionably the best copper development project in the world,”

Keynote followed by interview on Chinese investment in African mining and impact on local economies with:



 
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"CEO Keynote & Interview"

Dr. Patricia Makhesha Robert Friedland

Tuesday 04/02/2020

From 15:00 To 16:00

02/04/2020 15:00 02/04/2020 16:00 Panel: Harmonising Extraction and Environment to change industry’s social image and ecological footprint
  • A Call-To-Action: Reviewing statistical indicators and realising the real environmental footprint to trigger the change in industry’s mentality and approach to the environment
  • How, When and Why should financial institutions support sustainable mining and why is it critical to ensure that environmental considerations form part of an early decision-making process?
  • Performance Expectations: What should the industry commit to in terms of raising socio-environmental performance standards, and what are the tools and initiatives for improving such performance and limiting risks?
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"Panel: Harmonising Extraction and Environment to change industry’s social image and ecological footprint"

Alexandra Guaqueta Arjun Bhalla Cecilia Kinuthia-Njenga Dr. Patricia Makhesha

Monday 03/02/2020

From 17:20 To 18:00

02/03/2020 17:20 02/03/2020 18:00 Tackling the youth challenge: How can the mining sector be an engine for development across Africa?
  • Bridging the gap: How can the mining sector support training and jobs so it’s perceived in a positive light by young people?
  • Tackling mining’s inherent PR problem via youth engagement
  • Case studies of youth engagement policies: What has worked, what hasn’t and why?
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"Tackling the youth challenge: How can the mining sector be an engine for development across Africa?"

Deshnee Naidoo Dr. Patricia Makhesha Jerry Agyeman-Boateng Olebogeng Sentsho Simone Niven
Time and date

Wednesday 05/02/2020

From 09:25 To 10:45

02/05/2020 09:25 02/05/2020 10:45 CEO Keynote & Interview China’s Significant CITIC Metal Investment and the Kamoa-Kakula Project - “unquestionably the best copper development project in the world,”

Keynote followed by interview on Chinese investment in African mining and impact on local economies with:



 
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Tuesday 04/02/2020

From 15:00 To 16:00

02/04/2020 15:00 02/04/2020 16:00 Panel: Harmonising Extraction and Environment to change industry’s social image and ecological footprint
  • A Call-To-Action: Reviewing statistical indicators and realising the real environmental footprint to trigger the change in industry’s mentality and approach to the environment
  • How, When and Why should financial institutions support sustainable mining and why is it critical to ensure that environmental considerations form part of an early decision-making process?
  • Performance Expectations: What should the industry commit to in terms of raising socio-environmental performance standards, and what are the tools and initiatives for improving such performance and limiting risks?
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Monday 03/02/2020

From 17:20 To 18:00

02/03/2020 17:20 02/03/2020 18:00 Tackling the youth challenge: How can the mining sector be an engine for development across Africa?
  • Bridging the gap: How can the mining sector support training and jobs so it’s perceived in a positive light by young people?
  • Tackling mining’s inherent PR problem via youth engagement
  • Case studies of youth engagement policies: What has worked, what hasn’t and why?
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