HDip (mech eng) (Wits Technikon), management development programme (Wits), postgraduate diploma (company directorships) (Graduate Institute of Management & Technology), MBA (Heriot-Watt University, UK), senior executive programme (London Business School, UK), chartered director (Institute of Directors – SA)
Appointed to the Board in 2017.
David Noko is a globally renowned business leader with 40 years’ experience in engineering, manufacturing and mining. As an engineer, he worked for South African Breweries and Pepsi Cola International in South Africa and internationally.
As an executive, he worked for De Beers as managing director of its South African operations and later joined AngloGold Ashanti Limited where he was the executive responsible for the group’s business sustainable development and government relations portfolios. His experience and business acumen have seen him serve on boards of various publicly listed companies in South Africa. David is the founder and lead adviser at ESG Advisory Limited.
He is currently chairman of the council of the University of the Free State and non-executive director at Aveng Limited, Aveng Moolmans Proprietary Limited and Bushveld Minerals Limited.