Andre Leon Liebenberg
Independent Non-Executive Director, MBA, BSc (Elec) Eng, appointed 2 October 2017
Mr Liebenberg is an experienced mining industry professional and has extensive investor market, finance, business development and leadership experience. Mr Liebenberg has spent over 25 years in private equity, investment banking, senior roles within BHP Billiton and most recently at QKR Corporation.
Mr Liebenberg’s previous roles within BHP Billiton included Acting President for BHP Billiton’s Energy Coal division, Chief Financial Officer for the Energy Coal division, the Head of Group Investor Relations and Chief Financial Officer for the Diamonds and Specialty
Products division. These roles were based in London, Melbourne and Sydney. Mr Liebenberg’s experience within BHP Billiton included key roles in the BHP Billiton merger, the bid for Rio Tinto and the bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan.
Prior to BHP Billiton, Mr Liebenberg worked for UBS in London and the Standard Bank Group in Johannesburg.
Special Responsibilities: Mr. Liebenberg is the Chairman of the Nomination and Renumeration committee and a member of the Audit committee.