The Global Initiative Network

Expert

Lyle Pienaar

Executive, Risk and Security, Pan African Resources

Dr Pienaar has almost two decades worth of experience in and with numerous government security, intelligence and law enforcement structures. This experience ranges across the strategic, operational and tactical spheres of those structures. In addition, he has been in a position to gain significant regional and international experience while liaising with several foreign role-players over that period, including foreign intelligence services and law enforcement agencies, related inter-Governmental structures and non-Governmental agencies.

He concluded his Doctoral Studies at the end of 2014. In addition, he holds two Masters Degrees in both Security Studies and Fraud Risk Management respectively – including a BA Honours Degree and a BA Degree – both in Political Science.

He is currently the Executive for Risk and Security at Pan African Resources – a mid-tier African-focused gold producer based in South Africa.