Fellowship Year: 2020
Nationality: South Africa
Job Title: Senior Human Resources Manager
Organisation: Anglo American


Job Title: Senior Human Resources Manager

Organisation: Anglo American

Professional History: Sihle Nkomo is the Senior Human Resources Manager, at Anglo American. Sihle has been with Anglo American since 2011, having joined the diamond division De Beers and now Coal Mining at Coal South Africa. He combines a legalistic approach to issues and a values-based philosophy to leadership. He believes in maintaining the moral high ground as a cornerstone to his work. Sihle has been involved in a mine closure project, ensuring a sustainable and socially responsible approach for the business and host communities.

He has been active in human resources for more than 20 years. His industry experience is diverse, having held human resources roles in the sugar industry’s Tongaat Hulett Sugar Limited; and as Head of Human Resources at Rand Refinery Limited, an integrated precious metal, refining and smelting industry.

Sihle is involved in coaching and life skills programmes to young professionals and youth as means of giving back to society. He believes in influence as a catalyst and an essential currency to achieve diversity, inclusion and tolerance in society.

Academic and professional credentials: BA Honours in Industrial & Organizational Psychology
Chartered Human Resources Practitioner with SA Board of People Practice



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