Frans Msokoli Baleni

Frans Msokoli Baleni

Advisory Board Member Mining Indaba

Mr. Frans Msokoli Baleni serves as the Deputy Chairperson on the Board of the Development Bank of Southern Africa. Mr. Baleni is a Member of the Council at the University of Johannesburg, Non-Executive Director with PetroSA, Chairman of the Board at ADC Cables, and board director with F11 Management Consulting. As a board member, Mr Baleni brings sound commercial, risk, governance and compliance skills together with his expertise in mining, health and safety, government relations, education and training, energy sector, stakeholder management and collective bargaining processes.

Mr Frans Baleni is the past General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers, South Africa’s largest trade Union, a role he has held since 2006. He started his career in the mining industry in 1979 and a year later was elected a Shop Steward. In 1988, he became Branch Chairman at the Western Holdings Mine in Welkom. Frans then joined the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM’s) arm and held a variety of posts until his election in 2006 as General Secretary.

Past board memberships include Non-executive Director at Rand Mutual Assurance, Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre and Eskom; Chairman at JB Marks Bursary Trust Fund and Mineworkers Investment Trust.

Mr. Baleni holds a Certificate in Human Resources Management (UNISA) and Building on Talent Programme (Luasanne, Switzerland) (IMD). Mr. Baleni has a BA in Social Science Development Studies from University of Johannesburg (2006) and a Diploma in Political Science and Trade Unionism from Whitehall College, Dublin (1990).


Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Tuesday 05/02/2019

From 17:20 To 18:00

02/05/2019 17:20 02/05/2019 18:00 Panel: Getting down into the detail: Reshaping South Africa’s mining sector to drive growth and investment
  • How can declining resources be managed effectively and new projects develop to ensure the sector grows?
  • Boosting investment: Developing a strategy to bring all stakeholders together to generate rapid growth
  • Competing with Canada, Chile and Australia: How can South Africa unlock growth with improved infrastructure, technology and legislative certainty?
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"Panel: Getting down into the detail: Reshaping South Africa’s mining sector to drive growth and investment"

Frans Msokoli Baleni Heidi Sternberg Hon. Gwede Mantashe Roger Baxter
Time and date

Tuesday 05/02/2019

From 17:20 To 18:00

02/05/2019 17:20 02/05/2019 18:00 Panel: Getting down into the detail: Reshaping South Africa’s mining sector to drive growth and investment
  • How can declining resources be managed effectively and new projects develop to ensure the sector grows?
  • Boosting investment: Developing a strategy to bring all stakeholders together to generate rapid growth
  • Competing with Canada, Chile and Australia: How can South Africa unlock growth with improved infrastructure, technology and legislative certainty?
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