Mandela Mining Precinct, South Africa
As the co-director of the Mandela Mining Precinct, Navin developed the South African Mining, Extraction Research, Development and Innovation strategy in collaboration with industry and government and is responsible for driving the implementation thereof. Navin holds a Masters degree in Mining Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. He has two decades of working experience in the Mining and Minerals sector. Navin’s interests lie in mechanised mining. In a previous role, he developed a strategy for the implementation of mechanised mining that served as a technology roadmap that was utilised by all the local mining operations towards fully mechanising their mining operations.