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Ori Phayane

Chief Legal & Compliance Officer / Company Secretary

Ori is a qualified attorney who has spent most of his 20 plus years career honing his skills by advising on various M&A and other commercial matters within the mining sphere.

He began his career at a leading corporate and commercial law firm, working predominantly in their mining department before joining BHP Billiton (now BHP Group) in 2007. Ori then joined a manganese alloys smelter in 2012 before starting with UMK in 2018. He holds a BA LLB from the University of Cape Town.


Office 502, 5th Floor
44 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch

Tel: +27 11 217 2800


To become a leading empowerment mining company with an objective of establishing a legacy of sustainable mining and socio-economic development that is environmentally responsible and meets the core needs of its stakeholders.