Chief Technical Officer
University of Pretoria: B Eng Chemical Engineering
University of South Africa: B Comm Business Management & Industrial Psychology
Engineering Council of SA: Professional Engineer
Executive Management Programme
Luctor Roode was appointed at VZI on 1 Sep 2022 as Chief Technical Officer.
Luctor brings 28 years’ experience in mining in a variety of operational and project leadership roles held with Anglo American, De Beers, Petra Diamonds and Thungela Resources. He previously served as Project Manager, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer with a proven record of success with the implementation of capital projects from initiation to completion, cost effective management of resources and driving operational excellence.
Luctor is passionate about safety, technology, innovation and striving for excellence and will lead the Centre of Excellence covering asset optimisation, digitilisation, business improvement, innovation, mining- and plant excellence, projects assurance and orebody knowledge. These accountabilities will support operational excellence and growth through clear focus, accelerated impact and streamlined support to VZI’s assets.