DANIEL JAMES MCGOWAN

Group Chief Executive Officer

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Daniel founded the Centaur Group and is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Centaur, managing circa 35 of Centaur’s investments, investment funds, subsidiaries and portfolio companies.

Daniel has been involved in financing, financial services and the funds and asset management industry for more than 16 years and has built the Centaur Group into a global business.

Daniel has held executive positions in several international companies.

 

PETER WANE

Group Chief Financial Officer

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Peter is Group Chief Financial Officer of Centaur, with extensive finance experience in international banking and markets, including a wide variety of senior Finance positions at Deutsche Bank in Singapore, Indonesia, London and Dubai, latterly as Regional Finance Director MENA.

Peter has 24 years finance and accounting experience in international banking and markets as well as significant experience in systems and organisational change management.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Essex University in the UK and is a qualified UK ACCA accountant.

WESLEY GROGOR

Group Head of Mining Operations

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Wesley is the Group Head of Mining Operations of Centaur. Prior to joining Centaur, he had his own mining services and management business in South Africa with an in-house team of engineers and commercial/technical specialists which have come across to join Centaur Mining.

Wesley has 12 years’ experience in the steel market, related raw materials and shipping. He has previously worked at Macsteel International and shipping and commodity firm FIS.

Wesley’s responsibilities include co-ordinating the development of all related activities, planning, budget preparation, scheduling, project design, liaisons with regulator and State authorities and to observe, analyse and implement the commissioning and production processes.

 

HOLLY WILLOUGHBY-FOSTER

Group General Counsel

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Holly is the Group Legal Counsel of Centaur. She is responsible for Centaur’s wide-ranging commercial legal work including project financing, joint venture transactions, corporate and commercial advisory and shareholder related matters.

 

Holly was previously a Lawyer at Centaur’s external UAE Legal Counsel, before moving in-house.

Holly is a qualified Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

SABRINA ZAIDI

Group Head of Internal Operations

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Sabrina is Centaur’s Group Head of Internal Operations. She is responsible for all internal operations within the Group from Human Resources, Compliance, Administration, Team Management, IT and implementation of various Group companies’ marketing strategies, marketing communications, support materials and public relation activities both internally and externally.

 

 

Sabrina also supports the Legal and Finance Department, liaises with relevant Government Authorities and manages Centaur’s relationships with its banks and industry service providers.