Cobus van Wyk is the chief executive and co-founder of the Regius group of companies. He obtained his Bachelor of Marketing at the Tshwane University of Technology, and his MBA at the University of Wales. Mr van Wyk started his career in the financial industry and capital markets in the Bankcorp Group in South Africa. He commenced work on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (“JSE”) in 1994 and is a qualified portfolio manager and stockbroker. Mr van Wyk was accepted as a member of the JSE in January 1996, became a member of Safex in 1996 in the derivatives market. Since 1999, Mr van Wyk has been involved in corporate finance as part of his duties as a member of the JSE. Mr van Wyk has more than 23 years’ experience in the financial services industry and more than 10 years’ experience in mining and exploration ventures in Mozambique (tantalite & coal) as well as South Africa (platinum group metals).