A geologist with an MSc Geology and 23 years’ experience in the gold mining industry, Rod joined Randgold in 1996, and has been involved in the exploration,
evaluation and production phases of all Randgold’s projects since Morila. In 2009 he became responsible for all project development and evaluation for the
Sam was a professor of company law at the University of Mali, and was instrumental in writing the Malian mining legislation. He is the resident executive manager in Mali and is responsible for government liaison in West Africa. He is also the group’s West African legal counsel.
N’golo has a Master’s degree in economics from the National School of Administration of Bamako, Mali, as well as several business qualifications. He joined BHP Billiton Mali in 1995 and was appointed the management accountant at the Syama mine in 2001. In 2004 he joined Randgold as Mali financial controller
and was appointed to his current position in 2009.
John was responsible for the successful construction and commissioning of Randgold’s Morila, Loulo, Tongon and Gounkoto mines and led the development
and commissioning of the Kibali mine in the DRC. He also continues to provide operational and engineering oversight to the group. John has a BSc (Hons) in
Chemical Engineering and an MBL (UNISA).
Having served as group financial controller, Tania was appointed to her current position in 2009. A chartered accountant with 18 years’ financial experience, 16 of these in the mining industry, she is responsible for technical financial reporting and procedures for the group.
Lois has been with Randgold since its inception and assumed management of the cartography department in 1995. She is responsible for the coordination
of the group’s communications and investor relations programmes and holds a diploma in land surveying: cadastral and topographical.
Charles has an MSc in environmental biotechnology and 19 years’ experience in environmental management. He joined Randgold in 2012 with responsibility for the group’s sustainability programme before being appointed to his current position in 2014.
Martin joined Randgold in 2011 and in 2012 was appointed the group’s company secretary and general counsel. He qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and previously worked in London with Dickson Minto WS and Linklaters, where he represented numerous international corporate and financial institutions, and in Jersey where he acted for Randgold while in private practice.