Full name(s) and surname: Khumo Mamaso Nnyenyiwa

Position: Mining Manager (Long Term Planning)                         

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

With my vast experience in the mining industry, I would mentor and coach the upcoming crop of mining industry engineers with more focus on the ladies. This would greatly impact on the future generations of ladies to see mining as a viable career option for them.

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



  • Masters of Science degree in Engineering (Mining)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Mining)

Brief career history:

Post undergraduate qualification, I joined Debswana Jwaneng Mine as a trainee Mining Engineer and moved up the ladder to my current position of Mining Manager (Long Term Planning). I have immensely contributed to the profitability of Debswana through implementation of innovative processes, from frontline production to long term planning.

Date and place of birth:

05 April 1985 - Gaborone, Botswana