BSc Eng (mining geology) (Wits), BCompt (hons) (Unisa), CA(SA)
Appointed to the Board in 2009.
Mike Arnold’s career started in the mining industry in 1980 as a geologist for Anglo American Corporation. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1987. Mike joined ARM in 1999 as the group financial manager of Avgold Limited and, in 2003, he was appointed financial director. He became executive: finance of ARM in 2004, chief financial officer in 2008 and financial director in 2009. He retired in 2017, but remains on the ARM board as a non-executive director. He is also a non-executive director of Ubuntu-Botho Investments Proprietary Limited, African Rainbow Capital Proprietary Limited, African Rainbow Energy and Power Proprietary Limited and African Rainbow Energy General Partner (RF) Proprietary Limited.