Brian Menell

The Brian Menell Group and the Kemet Group are a collection of private companies, through which Brian Menell participates in, and manages, a range of natural resource, mining and energy projects, primarily across Africa.

Born in South Africa, Brian is part of the Menell family, which founded one of South Africa’s most successful mining and industrial conglomerates, the Anglovaal Group.

He has 25 years of experience of natural resources investing and project development ranging from precious metals to oil and biofuels.

Brian also has more than 20 years experience in both diamond mining and trading, having worked for the De Beers Group for eight years, been a partner in the Venetia Mine, South Africa’s largest diamond mine, and having developed a number of diamond exploration, mining and trading enterprises across Africa and Canada.

Brian has been directly involved in the development of a wide range of energy and natural resources projects across seventeen African countries, including: South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Rwanda and Gabon.

He presently serves as the Chairman and CEO of TechMet Ltd., a Director of Kemet Global Ltd., TINCO Investments Ltd., Sallfort Partners AG and Glendirk Estate (Pty) Ltd.