George Botshiwe, Chamber 1st vice President

George Botshiwe

First Vice President

George is a Mining Engineer by Training and joined Navachab Gold Mine as a mining engineer in 2004.

He was appointed as the youngest MD of Navachab Gold Mine in January 2018. George took over a mine in financial distress and led the mine team in a turnaround strategy to resolve the financial situation of the mine. The strategy implemented was all inclusive and involved the whole workforce and key was honest communication and teamwork. With the Team, he achieved positive results in a short space time through tenacity, grit, and courage. The mine is now able to sustain its operations and has embarked on several expansion projects.

George Holds a Mining Engineering Honours Degree from the University of Zimbabwe, a Post Graduate Mining Engineering degree from Wits University and an MBA from the London School of Business and Finance.