Hugh Stoyell "career in the South African mining industry spans more than 40 years, including 30 years with Rand Mines Limited and 10 years with Duiker Mining Limited, where he retired as Chairman and Managing Director in 2002. He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of Sentula Mining Limited and caretaker Chief Operating Officer of Siyanda Coal Limited. He also acts as a consultant to various Black Economic Empowerment mining companies.
"He has a BSc in Mining Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Masters of Business Leadership from UNISA. Mr. Stoyell is a registered professional engineer and a Fellow of the South African Institute of Mining & Metallurgy."