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Full name(s) and surname: Mbali Mogalanyane

Position: Manager : Mining & Metals

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

I want to participate in the business side of the portfolio- conferences, presentations as well assisting technically. I am one of the ECSA assessors and there’s a strong focus to get more women registered as professionals in the engineering industry. So my involvement would be sharing ECSA related information, registration process etc.

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



  • B.Eng (Mining Engineering) – First Class
  • Holder of Mine Managers Certificate of Competency (2010- Fiery Mines)
  • B.Eng (Hons) Technology Management
  • MBA – Gordon Institute of Business (2015)
  • Lean Six Sigma training (Black Belt)– BMGI
  • (ECSA) Pr.Eng Mining Engineer

Brief career history:

2008-2008: Miner (Sasol Mining)
2009-2012: Miner, Shiftboss, Mine Captain Black Belt (Lean Six Sigma)- (Sasol Mining),
2012-2015: Life of Mine (Mine Planning Engineer)
2015-Present: Manager: Mining & Metals (Standard Bank)

Date and place of birth

14 March 1986
Soweto, Johannesburg