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South Africa


Occupational Information

Occupation: Professional field

Occupational Position: Manager Mining Operations employed by Palabora Mining Company (Rio Tinto)

Professional History

Prior to him joining the Palabora mining company in 2004, he served in BHP Billiton (Chrome division) Samancor, where he worked at Eastern and Western Chrome mines as an engineer in training for exposure in narrow tabular reef mine environment over four (4) years. He worked as a miner responsible for day to day running of the crew. He was promoted to a supervisory role, carrying an appointment of 2.15.1 on mine health and safety act. Presently he is working as Secondary Breaking Superintendent carrying the 2.14.1 government appointment, responsible for assisting the mine manager in the control, management and direction of the surface and underground workings of the mine. He relieves as appointee in the absent of the mine manager.


Degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Johannesburg Blasting, Mine oversee and Mine manager


2011 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.