Scott joined the team in 2019 and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Scott’s primary focus is on operations, stakeholder management and BEE structuring. He is entrepreneurial, an experienced and highly driven sales leader with a flair for business development and deal origination. Over the last 20 years, Scott has developed an extensive business network that exceeds the borders of South Africa having been involved in start-ups in various African countries. 



  • Scott co-founded MARviK Holdings in 2010, a resource-focused investment group with deep African expertise focused on providing a gateway between the global capital markets and Africa’s immense resource wealth. MARviK Holdings acquired interests in assets in the gold, energy and base metals sectors. Bunengi Holdings acquired 100% of MARviK holdings to form BIG.

  • Scott fulfilled senior commercial and operational roles in a range of industries and has managed operational teams and salespeople across sub-Saharan Africa. 

  • He worked directly in sales and operations through the design, launch and management of African development plans finding success across markets including Zambia, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Mauritania and most recently Eritrea. 



  • 2018 – Acquisition of East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) from DRD Gold Limited.  Integral part of the establishment of CapitalN, an advisory business focused on the implementation of BEE ownership transactions.

  • 2010 – Acquisition of Middelvlei Gold Mine from Pamodzi Gold, drilled and operated, resource of ~1.9 Million Ounces (Moz), total production of ~10koz



  • Bachelor of Business Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

  • Honours degree in Marketing, University of Cape Town, South Africa

  • Certificate in Advanced Company Law 1 and 2, Nelson Mandela School of Law, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

  • Scott Gilbert