Elaine Forrest

Elaine Forrest

Executive Company Secretary; Secretary of the Executive Committee

Dip (Secretarial)

Elaine assisted with the setting up of SFA (Oxford) and since 2005 has worked as Executive Company Secretary where she controls Corporate Financial Accounting, liaising with SFA (Oxford)’s accountants, Shaw Gibbs LLP. Elaine has assisted in front-of-house marketing activities, including global corporate roadshows, and regularly liaises with clients. Elaine is also a key organiser of SFA’s ‘Oxford Platinum Lectures’.

Prior to joining SFA, Elaine worked in a modernising data processing role for the Metallurgical Engineering team (for both concentrator and smelting facilities) at Impala Platinum’s mineral processing facility, before transferring to the company’s Wildebeestfontein South Mine as the Resident Engineer’s Office Administrator and Data Processor.

In 1990, Elaine joined Knox D’Arcy (which specialises in achieving significant financial and operational improvements) as a Time Analysis Computer Consultant.


Qualifications

  • Dip Secretarial – Kelly-Greenoaks Secretarial & Business College, Johannesburg
  • Advanced Certification in Computing (Critical Path Analysis and Timeline, Programming in Fortran and Advanced DBASE III) – General Engineering Services, Johannesburg

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The Team

Stephen A. Forrest
Chairman, Principal Consultant & Engineer; Chairman of the Executive Committee

Beresford Clarke
Managing Director & Head of Research; Member of the Executive Committee

David Mobbs
Head of Marketing; Member of the Executive Committee

Dr Jenny Watts
Principal Analyst: Automotive Demand & Technology; Member of the Executive Committee

Samantha Trickey
Principal Analyst: Supply, Geology & Mining; Member of the Executive Committee

Dr Ralph Grimble
Principal Market Analyst: Commodities & Financial Markets; Member of the Executive Committee

Jamie Underwood
Senior Strategy Analyst: Project Consulting

Oksan Atilan
Consulting Market Analyst: Automotive Demand

Wenlin (Karen) He
Consulting Market Analyst: China

Thomas Chandler
Strategy Analyst: Project Consulting

Alex Biddle
Mining Analyst

John Miles
Associate Consultant

Elaine Forrest
Executive Company Secretary; Secretary of the Executive Committee

Andy Smith
Independent; Member of the Executive Committee

Jeremy Coombes
Independent; Member of the Executive Committee