MA (Natural Sciences, Geology), Trinity College, University of Cambridge; MSc (Mineral Exploration and Management), Stanford
University; FGS, FSAIMM and FAusIMM
Memberships: Investment committee (Chairman); Risk committee (Chairman); Nominating and governance committee; Safety and health committee; Social, ethics and sustainability committee; and Audit committee
Richard (Rick) Menell is a Sibanye-Stillwater Lead Independent non-Executive Director and was appointed as a non-executive director on 1 January 2013. He has over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry. Previously, he occupied the positions of President of the Minerals Council, President and CEO of TEAL Exploration & Mining Inc., Chairman of Anglovaal Mining Limited and of Avgold Limited, Chairman of Bateman Engineering Limited, non-executive director and Chairman of Credit Suisse Securities Johannesburg Proprietary Limited, deputy Chairman of Harmony and of African Rainbow Minerals Limited. He has also been a director of Telkom SA SOC Limited, Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, Weir Group PLC and Mutual and Federal Insurance Company Limited. He recently retired as Deputy Chairman and non-executive director of Gold Fields. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the Credit Suisse Group. Rick is a trustee of the Carrick Foundation and of the Claude Leon Foundation. He is co-Chairman of the City Year South Africa Youth Service Organisation, and Chairman and trustee of the Palaeontological Scientific Trust. He serves as a Trustee of the University of the Western Cape Foundation.