Ido Lekota is a trained journalist with over 20 years experience in the media industry where he has worked as former Sowetan political editor and columnist.
Lekota is a founder member of Lerama Resources where he holds the position of Marketing Director responsible for positioning the company as a significant role player in the country’s junior mining industry.
Lekota is an ardent proponent and supporter of the government’s drive towards broad-based black economic empowerment. He believes the development of small exploration companies like Lerama Resources can make a qualitative contribution to the development of the mining sector and the country’s overall economic development. Lekota is chairman of Roodepoortjie Resources – a subsidiary of Lerama Resources . He is also a director of LekotaMazibuko Media – a media consultancy company specialising in media relations, stakeholder and reputation management.