Andru (Pty) Ltd Board Of Directors

The board focuses on the growth, sustainability and diversification of the group, together with oversite and direction of Andru Mining. They are able to unleash the potential of the team with their extensive experience and knowledge of the mining industry and continue to mentor and support the Andru Mining executive team.

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Mike Rose - PhD (Chemistry) (Wits). PMD(Harvard).

Group Chairman

Mike was appointed as group chairman of Andru (Pty) Ltd in 2016. He has a broad industry experience ranging from managing chemical and mining companies, operational management and operations improvement in South Africa. Mike is also a director of Clova Business Solutions, which provides risk and process safety services to the chemical, oil and mining industries. He has worked on projects in South Africa and the rest of Africa, as well as in Italy, Germany, the Middle East, South America, Indonesia and the USA.

Terry Troughton - BSc Civ.Eng

Deputy Group Chairman

Founder and deputy group chairman, Terry is a professional engineer with a wealth of experience within the mining industry. He has set unimpeachable standards of ethics and integrity within the group and continues to provide insights and knowledge to the team. His leadership is paramount to Andru’s success.

Rob Elphinstone - BSc Civ.Eng.Pr.(Eng)


Rob completed his BSc-Civil Engineering in 1989 and went on to work as a civils consultant at MBS Consulting Engineers. He joined the group in 1995 and became the managing director in 2001. In 2016 he was appointed as executive chairman of Andru Mining focusing on mentoring the company’s leaders through his extensive experience and knowledge. Rob is passionate about positioning Andru as a leader in contract mining.

Keith Reddy


Keith joined the group in 1986 and became a Director in 2001. He established our plant strategy and set up industry leading welding, engineering and workshop teams. With over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, he now provides a guiding hand to the company, ensuring the achievement of Andru’s goals and the development of the team.

Doug Troughton


Doug joined the group in 1993. In 2001 he became the Andru Mining Finance & HR Director, in addition to becoming MD of Andru (Pty) Ltd. With the Andru Mining Finance & HR portfolios moving to the new Andru Mining directors during 2016/7 Doug now takes responsibility for group strategy, group finance, and legal matters. Doug is committed to the development of the team and shares Rob’s passion for Andru Mining to be the leading contract miner.