Johan Coetzee is a qualified chemical engineer and experienced mining executive with an MBA in Business Leadership & Corporate Strategy. Johan has worked in the mining & metals industry for over 25 years and has accumulated technical and commercial expertise across multiple commodities and geographies. With a career rooted in operations management, Johan has also had roles responsible for HSE, marketing, commercial, strategy & business development. As a business leader, Johan has led successful operational turnarounds, executed culture transformation programs, and played a key role in digital transformation, operating system deployment and major project delivery.
The mismatch between the demand and supply of minerals and metals needed to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change is projected to grow – creating risks to the global energy transition and decarbonisation of industries. The large concentration of several minerals and metals value chains – and ongoing strategies by multiple countries to secure minerals and metals needed for their economies and national securities in a resilient manner – create an opportunity for Africa to potentially grow its supply response capabilities, including for its own development needs. There are however also threats.
Tuesday 07 February 11:00 - 11:50 Main Stage