Board Members


Our company's world-class leadership comprises experienced board members, supported by a strong, invested management team.
Andrada Mining Tech Metals Producer


CEO Anthony Viljoen leads Andrada Mining's operational management in South Africa and Namibia with support from CFO Hiten Ooka, CSO Frans van Daalen, and COO Chris Smith. The senior management is constituted of geologists and engineers who provide the technical expertise required to achieve our strategic goals.

The board has several meetings throughout the year, in addition to frequent ad-hoc gatherings. All Andrada announcements, including operational updates, are fully board-approved.

Anthony Viljoen - Andrada CEO & Executive Director

Anthony Viljoen

CEO & Executive Director

23 October 2017

Anthony Viljoen is a highly successful mining entrepreneur with over 20 years' experience in Africa. He is a former CEO and founding director of Australian-listed Lemur Resources and also successfully co-founded Bushveld Minerals (AIM: BMN). Mr Viljoen brings extensive knowledge and experience to the role of CEO, being well-respected in the sector.

Hiten Ooka - Andrada CFO & Executive Director

Hiten Ooka

CFO & Executive Director

10 May 2023

Hiten Ooka brings over 12 years' technical, finance, and tax experience to his financial director role. With a track record of senior management positions at organisations such as Bushveld Minerals, Rand Uranium, Trafigura, and Eurasian Resource, Mr Ooka possesses a wealth of industry knowledge. His invaluable insights and financial acumen directly contribute to our company's success.

Glen Parsons - Non-Executive Chairman

Glen Parsons

Non-Executive Chairman

23 October 2017

Glen Parsons has over 20 years' experience in both mining and investment banking. In addition to his role as non-executive chairman at Andrada Mining, Mr Parsons is the CEO of Awale Resources, a TSXV-listed West African gold explorer. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role.

Terence Goodlace - Non-Executive Director

Terence Goodlace

Non-Executive Director

23 May 2018

Terence Goodlace is a mining engineer with a career spanning more than 42 years. His previous professional tenures include being executive vice president and COO at Gold Fields, CEO at Metorex, and group CEO at Impala Platinum. Mr Goodlace currently serves as non-executive director of Gold Fields and non-executive chairman at Kumba Iron Ore.

Gida Nakazibwe Sekandi - Non-Executive Director

Gida Nakazibwe Sekandi

Non-Executive Director

10 May 2023

Gida Nakazibwe Sekandi, our non-executive director, brings over 28 years' executive and operational experience in the mining and financial services sectors. Currently serving as an independent non-executive director and chairperson of the sustainability and ethics committee on the Capricorn Limited Group board, Ms Sekandi is well-versed in driving green and moral business practices. She also holds positions on other boards, including Alpha Namibia Industries Renewable Energy Power Limited.

Laurence Robb - Andrada Non-Executive Director

Laurence Robb

Non-Executive Director

23 October 2017

Laurence Robb is a distinguished academic, holding positions as visiting professor at the University of Johannesburg, the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Oxford. A qualified geologist with over 40 years' experience, he also brings practical experience as the technical director of Lerama Resources. Mr Robb is valued for his diverse background and industry expertise.

Michael Rawlinson - Andrada Non-Executive Director

Michael Rawlinson

Non-Executive Director

20 December 2021

Michael Rawlinson has over 30 years' mining finance experience. He holds other board positions, including chairman of Adriatic Metals, senior independent NED at Hochschild Mining, and NED at Capital Limited. Mr Rawlinson has a strong background in the mining industry, having founded Liberum C, formerly holding the position of global co-head of mining and metals at Barclays Investment Bank and being a JP Morgan Cazenove. His extensive experience and accomplishments make him an indispensable board member.