Mineral Economics & Strategy

MESU, established in the early 2000s, provides a research support function to technical divisions in Mintek. Externally, MESU provides clients with in-depth, multi-disciplinary, strategic research insight about all aspects of the minerals industry.

Staff Profile




Godfrey Mothapo Manager Bsc Hons (Geology), Dipl project Management, Cert Financial Mngt
Dr Marian Lydall Head: Market Development BA Hons (Geography), MA (Geography), PhD (Mining Engineering)
Angus Auchterlonie Head: Market Intelligence BSc Hons (Geology), Cert in Economic Geology
Herman Cornelissen Senior Researcher BSc Hons (Geography and Environmental Mgmt), MBA
Reuben Meyerowitz Senior Mineral Economist B Eng (Electro-Mechanical)
Derek Ramsay Senior Process Engineer B Eng, MSc (Chemical Engineering)
Landu Landu Researcher MSc (Environmental Technology)
Cebisa Dubase Junior Mineral Economist BSc Hons(Geology)
Karishma Ramcharan Researcher MSc (Microbiology)
Pontsho Mashai Junior Mineral Economist BSc Hons (Hydrology)
Yulandi James Junior Mineral Economist Diploma (Analytical Chemistry)
Ronel Swanepoel Administrator Diploma (Management)