Afritin Mining has a strong dedicated management team and quality strategic partners.

The company’s management carries over 120 years’ experience in bringing mines into production in Africa with highly experienced geologists, engineers and metallurgists. Management also carries in-depth knowledge and capability of the financial markets.


Anthony Viljoen (CEO)

Anthony is a mining entrepeneur and founding shareholder of VM Investment Company. He has been responsible for the identification and development of a number of mineral projects across Africa. He was the founding director and CEO of Australian listed Lemur Resources and is currently an Executive Director of Bushveld Minerals.

Frans van Daalen (COO)

Qualified mining engineer with 18 years operational and technical experience over a broad range of commodities. He is a co-founder and direct of VBKom, a 9 year old consultancy focussed on mining and industrial engineering and project management.

Machiel Odendaal

Qualified electrical engineer with more than 40 years of experience.  He has a strong background in engineering management and fulfilled the position of chief engineer at various mining operations in Southern Africa.  He is the owner and director of JLT Mining Services providing engineering management and construction services.

Timothy Marais

Qualified exploration geologies with 6 years’ experience.  He has worked on multiple commodities with projects across Africa.  These projects have ranged from greenfields exploration to pre-feasibility studies.  He is primarily focussed on project development, management and near-term value realisation.

Abraham (Sap) Joubert

A Namibian citizen with more than 30 years’ experience in project and operational management.  He fulfilled various management positions in the governmental sector of Namibia.  For the past 6 years he served as operations manager for a number of recycling, waste management and agricultural development projects in Angola.

Jan Rabe

Qualified metallurgical engineer with 14 years’ experience.  He fulfilled various technical management positions over the years and lectured at the University of Pretoria.  He is the founder and director of Trueground Consulting, a metallurgical engineering consulting company.

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