Management, Strategic initiatives, Key account management
Johan is the CSIR Executive Manager for Synapse Implementation. He was until March 2020 also the acting Executive Manager for the Future Production: Mining cluster. Prior to this role, he was the Executive Director for the then CSIR Implementation Unit, a position he had held since November 2014. In this role he had oversight of enterprise creation for development; specialist services; strategic initiatives implementation; mining testing and training services and the environmental/water testing areas.
ICT, Digitalisation, Business Sustainability, Project Management
Programme Manager: Real-Time Information Management Systems (RTIMS)
As the Programme Manager for Real-Time Information Management Systems in the South African Mining, Extraction Research, Development and Innovation strategy, at the Mandela Mining Precinct, is responsible for research, development, and innovation for the Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Connected Systems, for the Mining Industry
Geology, rock engineering, geochemistry
Programme Manager: Advanced Orebody Knowledge (AOK)
As the programme Manager for the Advanced Orebody Programme in the South African Mining, Extraction Research, Development and Innovation strategy, at the Mandela Mining Precinct, Michelle is interested in developing technologies to create the ultimate glass rock environment.
Mining engineering, business optimisation, strategic plannin
Programme Manager: Longevity of Current Mines (LoCM)
Martin’s interests are in modernised mining systems, to optimise current mining practices in creating new innovation and supporting systems to enhance novel mining methods.
Public policy, administration
Tshepiso offers six years of experience in overall office management, senior management support and event planning. Her role includes but is not limited to diary management, event planning and coordination, organising local and international travel for staff, procurement and a secretarial role for the SAMERDI Steering Committee.
Learning and Development
Programme Manager: Successful Applications of Technology Centred Around People (SATCAP)
As the Programme Manager: Successful Applications of Technology Centred Around People (SATCAP), Sherin is responsible for leading research on understanding the effects and impacts of mining modernisation on people.
Project and Contracts Manager
As the Project and Contracts Manager at the Mandela Mining Precinct, Thato is responsible for developing project management processes, managing contracts, project co-ordination, tracking budgets and managing expenditure whilst ensuring compliance to the Public Finance Management Act.
Mine operations, mineral resource management
Programme Manager: Test Mine
As the Program Manager for the industry Test Mine, Jurgens is interested in the modernisation of the South African mining industry with a core focus on setting up an industry Test Mine which will ultimately prolong the life of the South African mining industry.