Nikash Rughubir is currently the Head of Water of Exxaro Resources, a JSE listed mining and metals company. leveraging his keen business acumen and knowledge, he is currently focusing on high potential merger, acquisition, divestment and commercialization opportunities. Starting as a chemical engineer, he gained the operational, personnel and technical experience that made him the well-rounded leader of today. Nikash held various leadership positions and co-authored international journal publications. He chaired many forums and is currently on BoD of 5 subsidiaries/investments of Exxaro Resources.
Niskash holds a B.Sc in chemical engineering degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a M.Sc in pyrometallurgy) degree of the University of the Witwatersrand as well as an MBA (Cum Laude) from Stellenbosch University.