Driving sustainable investment in African Mining

Vanessa Naicker

Head of learning and talent Anglo American Platinum

Vanessa Naicker is the head of learning and talent for the platinum business unit at Anglo American. She has broad multi-commodity global mining experience.  Her work focuses on understanding the changing nature of work and influencing and impacting learning and talent ecosystems in the workplace. She is passionate about advancing technology adoption, education and responsible transitions that unlock opportunities for growth. Vanessa is the chairperson of the Mineral Education Trust Fund (METF) of South Africa, a board member of the Anglo American sefa Mining Fund, serves on the industry-university global think tank of the Future Talent Council as well as the Industry Advisory Board for the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at University of Witwatersrand.