Adv Tsheko Ratsheko

Panelist
Exxaro Resources

Exxaro Resources Limited Group Manager: Environment and Sustainability. 

Qualifications: Master of Laws (LLM) in Human Rights and Constitutional Practice (University of Pretoria). Master of Laws (LLM) in Extractive Industries Law in Africa (University of Pretoria). Leading Organisations in Disruptive Times (INSEAD). Commonwealth Fellow at the UK Environmental Agency (2003)

Professional Background: Tsheko is a lawyer who joined the Johannesburg Society of Advocates (Johannesburg Bar) in 2010. For ten (10) years before joining the Bar, he held senior positions in environmental compliance and sustainability management functions in the public service. He left the public service in 2006 in the position of the Chief Director and Head of the Environment Inspectorate (“the Green Scorpions”) at the Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment (GDACE) to join Kumba Resources Limited (later Exxaro Resources Limited).

In his current position Tsheko is responsible for environmental management across the group, which include environmental impact assessments, climate change mitigation and adaptation strategy implementation; mineral tenure management; land management and sustainable impact investing.