MSc – Geology (UCT)
MDP (Unisa) Pr.Sci. Nat.
Nevan PIllay was appointed at VZI on 1 September 2022. He is a geologist with over 22 years experience in the mining industry.
Since completing his initial academic studies in 2000, he has worked in various positions in the mining and exploration field within small to medium to multi-national companies. He has held the position of Exploration Manager; General Manager for African Exploration, Johannesburg Office Head and HOD Mining Studies.
His academic training and work experience provided him with an opportunity to be exposed to different mining sub-disciplines, commodities and geographies. He has worked on projects in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Mozambique, Canada, Burundi and Zambia.