Pieter Britz is a managing partner at private equity group Sentient Equity Partners. Mr Britz is a registered professional engineer with extensive experience in the resources industry. He began his career in the mining industry in South Africa where he was an engineer of the Sishen iron ore mine from 1992-1997. Mr Britz also held various executive roles in corporate strategy and business consulting, and managed various corporate level strategic initiatives. His experience includes coal, base metals, heavy minerals and industrial minerals. In early 2004, Mr Britz moved to Australia and set up Royal Bank of Canada’s investment banking division in Sydney prior to joining The Sentient Group in early 2007. Mr Britz is a Member of AusIMM.