Curriculum Vitae Summary
Breton Neil Scott

Expertise: Consulting Engineer - Business Evaluations, Management Consulting, Due Diligences/Reviews, Project Management, Financial Modelling/Asset Valuations, Engineering
Date of birth:05/02/1976
Nationality:South African
Commodity exposure:HVAC, ICT, Agriculture, Waste Management, Materials Recycling, Mining, Retail, Medical Consultancy & Training, various OEMs
Country exposure:South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Burundi, Kazakhstan, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Nigeria, Sweden, Morocco, DRC, Tanzania


Breton has 2 decades’ post-qualification experience in the project engineering industry. He has been involved in a variety of activities ranging from business operations, project management, asset valuations, due diligences, EPCM contracts and feasibility studies for various business initiatives.

Over the past 13 years, whilst in the consulting and engineering industry, Breton has systematically built significant experience in managing departments, divisions, business units and projects in a variety of industries. Each requiring competence in operations management, office administration, marketing, networking, business development, HR considerations, financial modelling, fund raising and budget, time and quality management. Even though Breton is an engineer by training, he has developed skills suitable for general management, business administration and project management. He can operate in almost any environment/industry (Examples include process plants, water treatment plants, business advisory to consulting engineering practices, agriculture, corporate social responsibility projects, Waste Management, Materials Recycling, various OEMs etc.) During this period, Breton has been involved in over 140 projects and consulting jobs in a variety of industries.

More recently, Breton has also been involved with asset valuations for various business rescue and liquidation practitioners, business plan development for start-up businesses as well as company valuations.

Membership in Professional Institutions and Socities:

Class Professional Society Year of Registration
PrEng(Mining) Engineering Council of South Africa 2006
PMP Project Management Institute 2009
Fellow Southern African Institute of Mining & Metallurgy 1999
Member South African Institute of Rock Engineering 2002


Degree/Diploma Field Institution Year
MBA Master’s in Business Administration Wits Business School 2011
BSc Mining Engineering University of Witwatersrand 1998
Mine Man. Mine Managers Certificate Chamber of Mines 2002
Rock Eng. Rock Mechanics Certificate Chamber of Mines 2005

Selected and Most Recent Projects Completed:

Year Client Commodity Project Description
2017 Green Energy Converters Tyre Pyrolysis Business Plan and Fund Raising
2017 Praxley Group Waste Management Information Memorandum and Capital Raising Activities
2017 Accenture Mining (Zinc) Technical Economic Advisory to CEO of a large Mining House
2017 Ecologic 3D Industrial Eco-Cleaners Memorandum of Understanding preparation
2017 1st CPR Medical Company valuation for a first aid training company
2017 Londani Coal Mining (Coal) Mine Management including all CSR responsibilities
2017 New Concept Mining OEM Investigation into new product range and Value Concept Calculator
2016 Dynamic Design and Consulting HVAC Company evaluation and valuation
2016 Pula Group Mining (Graphite) Operations Business Plan, Asset Valuation and Fund Raising
2016 Mazars Mining (Various) Technical and Financial Audits on various Gecamines businesses
2016 Agri All Africa Agriculture (Various) Business Operations Plans and Fund Raising
2015 Mbits African Gateway Housing Business Operations Plans and Fund Raising
2015 Graeme Page Consulting Engineers HVAC Business Plan update
2014 Du Sud Resources Mining (Coal) Business and preliminary operations plan
2014 Du Sud Resources Mining (Copper) Business and preliminary operations plan
2014 Red Rock Resources Mining Gold Preliminary Economic and Technical Assessment
2013 Cloud professional Services ICT Business Plan and Business Evaluation
2013 Graeme Page Consulting Engineers HVAC Business Plan and Business Evaluation
2013 Various Clients Mining (various) Various Due Diligences

Previous Employment Record:

Year Company Job Description
2012-2013 The MSA Group Title: Manager Mining Consulting
Division management, Business Development, Mining Consulting
2006-2012 TWP Projects Title: Manager Mineral Economics and Project Manager
Project Management, Department management, Consulting
2005-2006 Groundwork Consulting Title: Mining Engineering Consultant
Rock Engineering and Mining consulting
2004-2005 MDM Ferroman Title: Project Engineer
Project management and engineering
1999-2004 Impala Platinum Title: Shift Supervisor and Acting Rock Engineer
Mainly production and various rock engineering activities