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- Company: Sound Mining
- Designation: Principal Consultant: Mining
- Qualifications: M.Sc. Eng. (Mining Engineer - Rock Mechanics), B.Sc. Eng. (Mining Engineer),
Short professional biography
Zohreh is a Mining and Geotechnical Engineer with 24 years’ experience in the mining industry, working on various commodities worldwide. She is a Principal Consultant with Sound Mining and have been involved with multiple Conceptual and Feasibility Studies including mine planning, mine design and scheduling of underground and open pit mines.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in Mining Engineering and a Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Rock Mechanics that she obtained in Iran. She is a registered Professional Engineer (Pr. Eng.) with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and a recognised Project Management Professional (PMP).
She left Iran nearly 10 years ago to work at Sound Mining on a three-year contract. She has been fortunate to have been able to continue her career here and now call South Africa her home.
She is also a member of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) and serves on the Institute’s Council, “ESGS” and “DIMI” Committees.
She is one of the first female Mining Engineers to graduates after the Iranian revolution, so she feels proud and passionate to be part of the “DIMI” Committee. Her current contributions as a DIMI committee member focuses on GBV matters.