Mr. Parshant Goyal – CEO Jindal Africa

Mr. Parshant Goyal has a distinguished career in the mining industry, spanning over three decades. He embarked on his journey in the field of mining in 1993, after completing his bachelor’s degree in 1992.

From 2000 – 2008, Mr. Parshant spent his time building a successful career in the Mining Industry working as Superintendent of Mines (E5, MCL) at Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited and later joining Jindal Group in Odisha as Deputy General Manager (DGM).

In 2011 Mr. Parshant relocated to South Africa to take on the role of the CEO and Business Development Head at Vandana Global in which he was responsible for negotiating and acquiring new Coal and Iron Ore projects and in 2012 he was appointed as the General Manager/Project Director for Jindal Africa Investment (Pty) Ltd in Tete, Mozambique. He managed a substantial investment of US$300 million and a workforce of around 800 employees and was elevated to the position of Associate Vice President/COO, MINES, Jindal Africa in South Africa in 2014 where he orchestrated the transformation of the South African Anthracite mine, Kiepersol, into a profitable business.

Between 2016 to present Mr. Parshant has embarked on an international ventures, relocating to Kazakhstan as the Director of Production and Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of the Coal Division at ArcelorMittal where his leadership was pivotal in achieving a remarkable 22-month period fatality free in one of the most challenging mining projects worldwide, transitioning to Romania as the Technical Advisor for Mining (Australia) & Head of Raw Materials (Europe) for Liberty Steel Group where he sourced diverse raw materials and ferroalloys, with a total value of €1.7 billion

Mr. Parshant Goyal is now currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Jindal Group in South Africa, where he oversees mining and power plant projects in South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, and Malawi. Mr. Parshant Goyal is known for his vision, leadership, and strategic acumen and has a proven track record of successfully leading complex projects in diverse geographical locations, making him a respected figure in the global mining industry.