Our Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for the stewardship and long-term success of our business. Acting with integrity towards employees, investors and the local communities that welcome us is essential to our success and to creating added value for shareholders.

Our board is accountable to shareholders for the performance of our business by overseeing the management and affairs and operations of our company. The Board recognizes its broader responsibility to employees, local communities and other stakeholders including the Congolese state, and takes into account the impacts of our operations on communities and the environment.

The work of the board is supported by a number of board committees which operate under specific charters and allow for detailed review of a range of policies and regulatory areas before decisions are made by directors.

The key roles of the Board include:

  1. Strategy determination and execution
  2. Monitoring and risk management
  3. Supervision of the management of human health and the natural environment
  4. Internal controls Financial report
  5. Succession planning and executive compensation.

Victor S. Kasongo, Chairman and Group CEO

Victor S. Kasongo

Executive Chairman & Founder

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CEO and Founder
Non Executive Director
Banque Commerciale du Congo (BCDC)
May 2015 - Present5 years 9 months
Growth of Stakeholders Interests. Member of Audit, Risks & Compliance Committee of the Board.
Executive Chairman & Founder
Congo Premier Sarl
Jan 2011 - Present10 years 1 month

Senior Advisor
DaMina Advisors LLP
Apr 2010 - Present10 years 10 months
London, United Kingdom
Advisory : developing Frontiers Markets

CEO & Founder Generative Sarl
Generative Group
Feb 2010 - Present11 years
Kinshasa - DRC
Strategic Consulting, Business structuring with government or local strategic partners in Mining & Metals, Oil& Gas, Financial Services, Industrial Products, Commodity Trade Finance, Energy, Agribusiness.

Private equity, Asset Management, Management Consultancy, ABX One Congo
Non-Executive Director
Sep 2013 - Nov 20185 years 3 months
Chairman of the Governance and Nomination Committees

Former Non Executive Director
Jun 2008 - Sep 20124 years 4 months
Amateur Officiel de la RDC

Deputy Minister of Mines
Democratic Republic of Congo Government
Feb 2007 - Feb 20103 years 1 month
Restructuring DRC mining industry & Conducting mining contracts review

Former Non-Executive Director
Banque Internationale de Credit SARL
Jun 2003 - Jul 20096 years 2 months

Former CEO
Office des Mines d'Or de Kilo Moto (OKIMO)
Aug 2005 - Feb 20071 year 7 months
Restructuring state gold assets

Chief Executive
CEEC (Center for Expertise, Evaluation and Cetification for Diamonds)
Aug 2001 - Aug 20054 years 1 month
Setting up and implementing the Kimberley Process Scheme Certification for diamonds in the DRC and the rest of the world. Achieved diamond sale growth from US$300 million a year to US$ 1 Billion in four years as CE of CEEC. Best Manager of the Year in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005

Senior Manager
Ernst & Young South Africa
Nov 1999 - Aug 20011 year 10 months
Johannesburg Area, South Africa
Team leader in Industrial Products. Providing Business risk consulting to corporates in Southern Africa and Globally.

Senior Engineer and Business Development Manager
Iscor Limited (South African Iron Steel Corporation)
Aug 1992 - Nov 19997 years 4 months
Roger Dayson Road - Pretoria - RSA
Line Management, Project Management and Business Development.

University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria
University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Finances, MarketingDistinction
1998 - 2000
Activities and Societies: Member Institute of Directors of Southern Africa - Johannesburg - South Africa; Alumni Member of University of Pretoria and Bond Business School;
Mining financial Services, Banking, Hedging commodities, Business development, Incubation. fund raising in Asia, USA, EU. Commodity trading.

Université libre de Bruxelles
• Université libre de Bruxelles
• MSc EngineeringPolytechnic SchoolDistinction
• 1982 - 1990
• Activities and Societies: Member of A. Ir. Br ( Association of Engineers graduated from ULB). Member of FABI ( Royal Federation of Belgian Engineers). Member of Chamber of Mines of the DR Congo.
• Fluid Mechanics, Aeronautic and Electrical Engineering. Broader Management and Applied Sciences