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Full name(s) and surname: Gabriella Nxumalo

Position: Entrepreneur and Extraction Process Engineer.

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

I am a multi-faceted individual and can contribute to the three working groups. I have working experience as an engineer, I founded two companies, one in the education sector where we provide educational support as well as one in the digital solutions sector; I am involved with the daily operations of both companies.

I am keen on bringing my skills and experiences to serve in the SAIMM Young Professionals Council.

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

I am a SAIMM student member from 2013 and have attended some events including the 2015 AGM and the 2016 hydrometallurgy conference.


BSc metallurgical engineering, Wits (2015)

MSc metallurgical engineering, Wits (Candidate)

Brief career history:

Director - Nxtecro (Business solutions and digital agency) and at Tutors For Knowledge (Present)
Junior Process engineer – 2016