Mr Vinay Somera.

Mr. Vinay Somera
Chief Executive Officer

Mr Somera holds a BSc in Mathematics/Chemistry, BCom (HONS) in Advanced financial management/International business management and an MBA from the University of Cape Town (Graduate School of Business).

Highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of the local and global platinum industry including mining & refining, marketing, product development, intelligence and strategy, Mr Somera has high level contacts across all spheres of the industry from local and global miners, metal refiners, precious metals fabricators, investment banks, funding agencies and intelligence providers.

He has worked for 25 years within the Implats group across all the functional areas from metals refining to toll refining business development, new product development, marketing and platinum intelligence and strategy, and finally serving as the Implats Group Executive: Market Development & Strategy from 2010 to 2013.

In his spare time Mr Somera enjoys spending time with family and reading.