Reginald “Reg” Lavhelesani Demana

BSc Mining Engineering – Wits University, MSc Mining Engineering (with distinction) – Exeter University (United Kingdom)

Reg is a mining and resources specialist with over 20 years’ work experience with the latter 14 years at the forefront of investment banking at Nedbank Limited, focusing on mining advisory. He has played a leading role in numerous major transformational transactions in the sector. Reg’s expertise includes M&A activity, BEE structuring, capital raising, IPOs and general strategic corporate finance.

For over five years he has acted as a lead corporate advisor to Wescoal, giving him a keen insight into the company and its operations.

Prior to joining Nedbank, he worked at BJM Securities as a commodities analyst, and was involved in academia at the University of Venda and the University of Johannesburg (formerly Wits Technikon). He started out his professional working career as a mining engineering trainee with Anglo American Platinum Limited and then as a mine health and safety inspector with the Department of Mineral Resources (formerly Department of Minerals and Energy).