Network Management & Steering Group

Associate Professor Jennifer Broadhurst, Pr. Sci. Nat. (PhD)

+ 27 (0)21 650 1897

Associate Professor Jennifer Lee Broadhurst
Deputy Director, Minerals to Metals Initiative
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Cape Town

Shahieda Adams, (PhD)

+ 27 (0)21 4066435

Senior Lecturer Shahieda Adams
Clinical Director, Occupational Medicine Clinic
Division of Occupational Medicine
University of Cape Town

J Von Holdt

Johanna R von Holdt, (PhD)

+27 21 650 2244

Postdoctoral research fellow, Minerals to Metals Initiative
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Cape Town

Dr Jewette Masinja, (PhD)

Dr Jewette Masinja is a senior lecturer at the School of Mines, University of Zambia (UNZA). He has held positions within the Zambian mining industry and government and was responsible for preparing current regulations governing environmental protection in the mining sector in Zambia

Professor Giles Wiggs

+44 (0)1865 275998

Prof Giles Wiggs is a desert geomorphologist at University of Oxford, UK, specialising in the physical processes controlling how dust is transported by the wind (aeolian sediment transport), including using modelling to determine the role of vegetation, moisture, topography and human activity in the mobilisation of dust.

Dr Matthew Baddock, (PhD)

+44 (0)1509 222798

Dr Matthew Baddock, of Loughborough University, UK, brings to the Network crucial expertise related to dust production and wind erosion problems from human alteration of landscapes, such as mines.

Dr Mazimkhulu Zungu, (PhD)

+27 12 356 3281

Dr Mazimkhulu Zungu is a Public Health specialist and senior lecturer in the School of Health Systems and Public Health of the University of Pretoria. He currently also holds the post of Acting Director, National Institute of Occupational Health.

Dr Brian Chicksen

Dr Brian Chicksen, former Vice President Group Sustainability: Health & EVP Support for AngloGold Ashanti and now Adjunct Professor, University of Cape Town, has a medical background as a Specialist Physician, and his current accountabilities include leading the global health portfolio, as well as design of the AngloGold Ashanti sustainability strategic framework and enabling its implementation across the business.

A/Professor Helen MacDonald

+27 21 6503680

A/Professor Helen MacDonald is a health anthropologist at UCT with a special interest in the social markers of TB, including within a mining context.