André van Niekerk joined Golden Star in 2006. André spent close to five years in Ghana as the head of finance and business operations, after which he was transferred back to the corporate office to take the role of Controller.
André was appointed to the role of EVP & CFO in 2014. Whilst based in Ghana, André was Vice Chairman of the Ghanaian Chamber of Mines Energy Committee and a member of the Chamber of Mines Finance Committee.
Prior to joining Golden Star, André spent six years with KPMG serving clients in the mining and oil and gas industries.