Full name(s) and surname:
PhD Candidate Quality Technology and Logistics (Environmental management specialisation)
What contribution do you see yourself making to the DIMI Committee?
I will contribute to the committee with a new and different perspective on issues related to diversity and inclusion in the minerals industry. Having had the opportunity to come into proximity with international culture on diversity and inclusion in the minerals industry, I hope to promote and play an active role in achieving this goal in Southern Africa.
Interactions/activities that you currently participate in within the SAIMM (if applicable):
SAIMM podcast and DIMI Committee
M.Sc. Sustainable Mining and Remediation Management
BA Geography and Environmental Management
Brief career history:
Currently pursuing a PhD with a research focus on corporate sustainability for social acceptance in the mining context at the Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.
Worked briefly at Mintek, South Africa on mine water treatment technologies.
During my M.Sc. studies in Sustainable Mining and Remediation and Management at the Freiberg University of mining and technology, Germany, I participated in several programmes aimed at responsible production and consumption with a focus on circular economy in the metal and minerals industry, environmental management and recycling, EU legislation and regulation for metal recycling, responsible mining approaches and corporate social responsibility in the minerals industry.
Other industry body affiliations?
EIT RawMaterials Alumni
Social media links or information
Kabelo Rathobei | LinkedIn