Izak van der Walt


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Izak van der Walt was appointed Chief Financial Officer for Wescoal Holdings Ltd on 1 September 2017. He left the company in 2020. Izak joined Wescoal in 2015 as Group Financial Specialist and in 2015 became Acting Chief Financial Officer for nearly a year, providing high level guidance to the board and leadership to operations as part of the executive management team. Izak is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and member of the Public Accountants and Auditors Board, and prior to joining Wescoal he gained over 12 years’ experience in the mining sector in various financial management roles locally and internationally for BHP Billiton. He also served as Executive Director to Wescoal subsidiary boards Wescoal Mining (Pty) Ltd, Wescoal Trading (Pty) Limited and Keaton Holdings Limited.

2017 – 2020        Chief Financial Officer, Wescoal
2013 – 2015         Finance Process Lead, 1SAP Project, BHP Billiton
2011 – 2012         Manager Finance Metalloys Operation, BHP Billiton
2006 – 2011         Financial Controller, BHP Billiton
2004 – 2006         Investment Manager, BHP Billiton
1996 – 2000         Consultant, PwC

1999 – 1999         CA(SA), South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
1989 – 1997         BCompt, BCompt Hons, CTA, Accounting and Auditing


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