Trevor Anthony Blench, economist, with ID number 4602075149087. Mr. Blench was involved with the Steenkampskraal project from 1989 until 2011 and has been involved with the project again since 2015. He believes that rare earths are important minerals for some clean energy technologies, like wind power and electric vehicles. He believes that thorium could be a source of clean energy and medical isotopes.
William Gerrit Horne, attorney, with ID number 5306035132089. Mr. Horne has been a director of the Company since 2015. He is interested in the economic and social development of Namaqualand and believes that the Steenkampskraal project will create employment and improve the lives of hundreds of people in the region. He is also a Trustee of the Steenkampskraal Workers’ Trust.
Robert Truter Louw, chemical engineer, with ID number 6004065054088. Mr. Louw was the Steenkampskraal Project Director from 1996 until 2011 and has been the Project Director again since 2015. He is committed to the reduction of carbon emissions and to the prevention of climate change. He believes that rare earths are necessary for many clean energy technologies and that thorium could be a clean source of nuclear power.