Question NW1186 to the Minister of Mineral Resources

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25 October 2016 - NW1186

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Lorimer, Mr JR to ask the Minister of Mineral Resources

(a) What are the (i) names of each of his advisors and (ii) relevant details of their (aa) professional qualifications, (bb) experience and (cc) previous employers and (b) what is the (i) job description, (ii) date of hiring and (iii) length of contract of each specified advisor?


The Minister has two advisors, Mr Malcolm Mabaso and Advocate Zarina Kellerman (BA, LLB, FA ARb, ACI Arb, CEDR UK). Between them, the Minister’s advisors have a wealth of knowledge and experience (spanning over 25 years collectively) in the commercial, legal, governance and mining sectors. They advise Minister on the political environment, legal and regulatory environment, compliance matters and corporate and commercial sectors. Mr Mabaso is a businessman and entrepreneur, having owned and run a number of companies and Advocate Kellerman’s CV is already a matter of public record. Mr Mabaso was employed in October 2015 and Advocate Kellerman in April 2016. Both advisors’ contracts are linked to that of the Minister, with a contractual period of 3 years.

Approved/not approved

Mr MJ Zwane

Minister of Mineral Resources

Date Submitted:-……………/………………/2016

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