National mining diploma (Witwatersrand Technical College), executive development programme (Wits Business School)
Appointed to the board in 2017
Jan Steenkamp started his career with the Anglovaal Group in 1973. Trained as a mining engineer, he has worked at and managed group mining operations in the gold, copper, manganese, iron ore and chrome sectors. He was appointed managing director of Avgold Limited in 2002 and served on the board of Assmang Limited. In 2003, he was appointed to the Avmin board and became chief executive officer in July 2003 after serving as chief operating officer. He later served as chief executive of ARM Ferrous and an executive director on the ARM board from 2005 to 2012. He was appointed chief executive of ARM exploration and strategic services in 2012 until retiring in 2017. Jan is also a non-executive director of African Rainbow Energy and Power Proprietary Limited.