Mr. Brian Menell
Chairman, CEO, TechMet Limited
Brian Menell is a British/South African industrialist and investor with natural resource and energy projects across both emerging and developed markets.
He is The Chairman and CEO of TechMet Limited, a private industrial company building a portfolio of world-class assets to secure supply of the metals critical to EV and Renewable Energy production. The company is focused on projects which produce, process or recycle these “Technology Metals”, and currently has operations in North America, South America, and Africa.
Brian is also a principal and CEO of the Kemet Group. Kemet is a private group which invests in and manages a range of natural resource projects in East, Central and West Africa, ranging from base metals and gold, to forestry and agri-industry. The group also advises certain governments on Resource Policy and strategic transactions.
Brian serves as the CEO of Tinco Investments Ltd, an integrated Tin and Tungsten producer in Rwanda. He is a former Principal and Executive Director of Anglovaal Mining (AVMIN) with extensive Base Metal, Precious Metal and Ferrous Metal interests across Southern Africa, and a former Director of Anglovaal Ltd, a diversified industrial and mining holding company. Prior to Anglovaal, Brian spent 8 years with the De Beers Group.
Over the last 25 years, he has been a participant in mining and exploration, oil and gas, energy infrastructure, and agri-industry projects in 19 African Countries. He is also the Founder and Chairman of a family office providing Swiss private banking, asset management and advisory services to HNW emerging market clients.