Win Win Solutions 4 Africa; Rio Tinto; Barrick Gold; Placer Dome; CSIR; British Telecom
Jean has extensive experience in external affairs, communication and media in the mining sector, which included work on several divestments and acquisitions. She also represented Rio Tinto, Barrick Gold & Placer Dome on Chamber of Mines; BLSA (Business Leadership South Africa) WEF Africa; Nepad Business Forum (NBF); African Union; Mining Indaba and various other forums and conferences; wide-ranging national as well as various other African and international government meetings and engagements.
She is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and mentoring women and young professionals to play a growing role in Africa’s development, as part of this she continues to sit on the Board of Junior Achievement Africa (JA Africa). She was the first woman to sit on the South African Chamber of Mines Executive Council where she sat for over 6 years ending December 2012. She chaired the Chamber of Mines Communications Committee; also previously sat on the Board of Rio Tinto Management Services; and American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa (AmCham). She has 3 Dimplomas in Business Studies (UK); Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and Journalism (SA) and has been in leadership development programmes for BT, CSIR and Rio Tinto.