Directors

There are four directors who sit on the board for AfricanCR Ltd.  Two directors are domiciled in Australia and two in Tanzania, East Africa.  The Tanzanian directors are Tanzanian nationals.

Mr Dean Smith  – Managing Director

Dean (Dip. Met Mining Processing) has built a successful 30-year career within the Australian mining industry. He has worked with in various large-scale mining and processing industries in Western Australia, including laterite nickel and cobalt, mineral sands, steel, chemical reagents and power generation.

He has a high level of experience in management of highly complex hazardous plant and is conversant with the various systems used by large companies to facilitate and operate safely. His management specializations are in providing strong leadership, coaching and training, debottlenecking processes, site audit compliance, and commissioning of new and refurbished facilities.

He is the founding Director of the Company and has been involved in business since 2010 with his Tanzanian associates.  Dean, who combines a pragmatic approach with his strong analytical and management skills, leads by example and looks forward to the continued success of the Company.

Mr Michael Nugent  – Technical Director

Michael is a Graduate of The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a Degree in Engineering (Chemical) and holds a post-graduate degree in Geology from the James Cook University in Townsville.

He has 25 years of experience in mineral processing (alumina and nickel laterite/cobalt) with responsibilities in both engineering and production management capacities.

Michael has held several senior positions leading technical teams in process monitoring and developments, including the oversight of project teams ensuring clients requirements are met.

Mr Masota Magigita – Geological Director

Masota is a Graduate of The University of Dar-es-Salaam with a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Geology (BSc. Geology). He speaks both Swahili and English.

He has several years experience gained early in his career in underground mine operations and planning, having worked for both Kahama Mining Corporation Ltd and Bulyanhulu Gold Mine Ltd in Tanzania.

Masota has also spent a number of years in the employment of the Geological Survey of Tanzania (G.S.T.) as their Senior Geologist. Masota has extensive in-country experience ranging from geological mapping, mineral exploration, evaluation, processing, and research work on the geological processes and mineral systems within Tanzania.

Mr Kabenga Kaisi – Business Director

Kabenga provides strategic leadership and guidance in managing the in country commercial operations and business development services. He speaks both Swahili and English.

He has professional experience in Integrated Investment Advisory, Deal Facilitation and Brokerage.

He has worked for the Tanzania Investment Centre as Senior Investment Promotion and Facilitation Officer providing Strategic Value Added investment Facilitation and Advisory Services to Multinational Corporations.

Kabenga holds a post graduate certification in Integrated Marketing Communication from the University of Utah.