Natascha Viljoen

Natascha Viljoen

CEO Anglo Platinum

Prior to her current appointment, Natascha was group head of Processing for Anglo American, a position she had held since 2014. This followed six years at Lonmin, where she served on the executive committee as executive vice president of Processing, also with responsibility for several wider corporate functions including sustainability. Prior to that, Natascha worked for BHP’s coal and chrome businesses in South Africa (including as general manager of BHP’s Klipspruit Colliery), the Modikwa joint venture between Anglo American Platinum and African Rainbow Minerals, and AngloGold.

Natascha began her career in 1991 at Iscor as a trainee engineer. Natascha serves on advisory boards of the chemical engineering faculties at the South African universities of Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Queensland University’s JKMRC (Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre) in Australia. She has served as a non-executive director on the board of Kumba Iron Ore. Natascha is a metallurgical engineer and holds a Bachelor of Engineering from North-West University in South Africa and an Executive MBA from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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Monday 09/05/2022

From 15:20 To 16:20

05/09/2022 15:20 05/09/2022 16:20 Platinum Group Metals & the Hydrogen Economy Opportunity
  • To mitigate the effects of climate change, we will need to transition to an energy system with fewer greenhouse gas emissions and more sustainable energy production and consumption.
  • A long-term structural change in energy systems is needed, and Hydrogen Council members are developing hydrogen solutions to accelerate this energy transition.
  • Hydrogen has a key role to play in the global energy transition by helping to diversify energy sources worldwide, foster business and technological innovation as drivers for long-term economic growth, and decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors.

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"Platinum Group Metals & the Hydrogen Economy Opportunity"

Demetrios Papathanasiou Natascha Viljoen Rebecca Maserumule Sean Evans

Tuesday 10/05/2022

From 09:00 To 09:50

05/10/2022 09:00 05/10/2022 09:50 Keynote Debate: The Accelerated Energy Transition – is this Africa’s moment?   
  • What is next for Africa’s mining sector in context of battery metals and PGMs; how will sector heavyweights shape it in years to come?
  • What does this mean for investors, other mining companies and government?
  • What should major companies core strategies be in dealing with governments, and how can they focus on grasping energy transition opportunities together?
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"Keynote Debate: The Accelerated Energy Transition – is this Africa’s moment? "

Demetrios Papathanasiou Kgabi Masia Natascha Viljoen Tshokolo Nchocho Vanessa Ushie Werner Duvenhage
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Monday 09/05/2022

From 15:20 To 16:20

05/09/2022 15:20 05/09/2022 16:20 Platinum Group Metals & the Hydrogen Economy Opportunity
  • To mitigate the effects of climate change, we will need to transition to an energy system with fewer greenhouse gas emissions and more sustainable energy production and consumption.
  • A long-term structural change in energy systems is needed, and Hydrogen Council members are developing hydrogen solutions to accelerate this energy transition.
  • Hydrogen has a key role to play in the global energy transition by helping to diversify energy sources worldwide, foster business and technological innovation as drivers for long-term economic growth, and decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors.

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Tuesday 10/05/2022

From 09:00 To 09:50

05/10/2022 09:00 05/10/2022 09:50 Keynote Debate: The Accelerated Energy Transition – is this Africa’s moment?   
  • What is next for Africa’s mining sector in context of battery metals and PGMs; how will sector heavyweights shape it in years to come?
  • What does this mean for investors, other mining companies and government?
  • What should major companies core strategies be in dealing with governments, and how can they focus on grasping energy transition opportunities together?
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