Mr Cameron has been appointed in view of the forthcoming retirement of Mr John Gibbon in October 2015. Mr Cameron (CA(SA)) is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers and he was appointed as the firm’s mining leader, responsible for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 1999. In 2002 he became the firm’s global mining leader.
He has also gained extensive experience in other industries, notably property, construction, insurance and investments and industrial products. He was a member of the firm’s governing board for 12 years until retirement and has served as a member of the advisory panel of the International Accounting Standards Board.
Mr Cameron is currently an independent non-executive director of Impala Platinum Holdings and a trustee of the Sishen Iron Ore Community Development Trust.