The SAIMM is a professional institute with local and international links aimed at assisting members source information about technological developments in the mining, metallurgical and related sectors.
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Full names and surname: Tshepo Matsape Mmola

Position: Lecturer – University of Johannesburg

What contribution do you see yourself making to the Young Professionals Council and the SAIMM? :

  • Advocacy and promotion of young professionals
  • Planning and organising YPC activities
  • Fundraising for the Scholarship Trust Fund (STF)

Interactions/activities that you currently participate in within the SAIMM (if applicable):

  • Associate member - SAIMM
  • Chairperson - Young Professionals’ Council
  • Technical presentations – Johannesburg Branch


  • BSc. Mining Engineering (2007)
  • MSc. Mining Engineering (Candidate)
  • Mine Managers Certificate (2010)

Brief career history:

  • Lecturer – University of Johannesburg (2014 – present)
  • MIT – Murray & Roberts Cementation (2008-2013)

Date and place of birth:

15 October 1985, Polokwane, South Africa