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Imogen Mkhize

Imogen Mkhize

Richards Bay Coal Terminal (Chairperson)

Imogen Mkhize is the Chairperson of Richards Bay Coal Terminal and a director of several companies including energy group Sasol Limited, pulp and paper group Mondi Limited & Mondi Plc and telecommunications company MTN. She is also the chairperson of Rhodes Business School and serves as a member of the Board of Governors for the same institution.

Imogen graduated in Information Systems from Rhodes University in 1984 and obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Higher Education in 1985. She gained an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1995, and completed a Diploma in Company Direction with IOD/GIMT in 2000. In 2001 she was recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Global Leader for Tomorrow.

Imogen’s professional career spans a number of industries including mining, financial services, manufacturing, information technology and telecommunications.

She spent her early career years with Anglo American and Andersen Consulting and served two years as Executive Director of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants (ABASA). Her employment history also includes Nedcor and Lucent Technologies South Africa where she was Managing Director. Between 2003 and 2006 Imogen held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the World Petroleum Congress, an international oil and gas event.