Fortune has over 25 years of industry experience and holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Chemical Engineering. He started his career as a Trainee Metallurgist at Anglo American Platinum, after which he spent the next 24 years gaining experience in various positions at the company – from being a Process Engineer at Rustenburg Base Metals Refinery, a Plant Manager at Mortimer Concentrator  Plant (Union Section) and ultimately a General Manager – first at Precious Metals Refiners and later at Rustenburg Metals Refiners and Process Division Services.  He was the General Manager of PPC Cement’s Dwaalboom operations before joinig Samancor Chrome.  Fortune has been in his current position since July 2022.