Occupation: Professional field
Occupational Position: Community Relations and Governance Manager for Rio Tinto Simandou : Sustainable investments and social partnership with local communities in Guinea
Zeinab was previously Principal Advisor in charge of Government Relations following the signing of the Settlement Agreement between Rio Tinto and the Government of Guinea, where she dealt mostly with Ministers and senior Government officials at a strategic and operational level. Previously, Zeinab was the Technical Advisor to the Chief of Cabinet of the President of Guinea where she established the National Agency for Civil Services to fight youth unemployment. Besides her hard work and passion for the Simandou Project, Zeinab is an emerging African leader, involved in transformational initiatives both in Guinea and Africa. She is the founder of Women in Mining Guinea and a Board member of both Africa2.0 Governing Council and Guinea Mining Club.
Master degree in Strategic Public Management from Leicester Business School BA in International Relations from De Montfort University in the UK.
2014 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow