Johnny is a Mining Engineer with broad mining experience in both open pit and underground operations across Southern and East Africa, Chile and Australia. Johnny has worked in a number of different commodities including Iron Ore, Copper, Gold and Diamonds. Johnny has held senior operational management roles in large mining companies, including De Beers, AngloGold Ashanti and BHP Billiton. Since starting his career twenty-five years ago Johnny has gained experience in exploration, feasibility studies, opening new mines and running mines. Most recently, Johnny held a General Manager role in the Pilbara region of Australia with BHP Billiton. Johnny is a passionate conservationist of the African environment and this is where he enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and two children. He was appointed to the Letšeng Diamonds Board in July 2016.