Meet The Team
Board of Directors
Kariba Minerals Limited is governed by four board directors;
⦁ Thomas Lungu - Board Chairman
⦁ Kakenenwa Muyangwa - Board Director
⦁ Moses Chilambe - Board Director
⦁ Joseph Lungu - Board Director
Thandiwe Mwiko - Company Secretary from FOLOTIYA & CHIUMYA LEGAL PRACTITIONERS
Mr Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering (B.MinSc), and Masters of Business Administration (MBA).
He is also certified in various Technical, Safety, Engineering and Business courses both locally and abroad.
Mr Peter Phiri is a professional mining engineer with local and international experience in mining operations. Prior to joining Kariba Minerals Ltd in 2018, he worked as the Snr. Technical Manager at Solar Explochem (Zambia, DRC, and East Africa), Alternate Mine Manager and Technical Services Superintendent for African Minerals Ltd (Sierra Leone -West Africa) and as Mine Planning and Technical Services Manager for Konkola Copper Mines plc (Zambia).
ACTING HEAD OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Mr Hagwelele is an associate member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants with over 11 years’ experience. Before joining Kariba Minerals LTD, he served in various capacities in Public, Private and NGO sectors spearheading Budgeting processes, Budget Monitoring and Implementation, Financial Management, Financial Accounting and reporting.
As a key member of the previous teams, he took part in various financial policy and strategic plan development projects and implementation.
Mr. Osward Mulenga is a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering (B.Min Sc) from the University Of Zambia, and is a registered engineer with the Engineering Institute of Zambia and the Engineering Registration Board.
Mr. Osward Mulenga has vast mining experience in large and small scale open-pit mining with proven ability to strategically plan, optimize and monitor mining operations. Mr. Osward Mulenga has worked in various senior positions in mining companies including Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) as Open-pit Manager (Act), Production Manager, and Contract Manager Operations and also worked with KAVS Equipment as Site Manager.
WAMUSHEKE SIMENDA KASINSA
HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Wamusheke holds a Masters of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Human Resources.
She has over ten (15) years of work experience in providing Recruitment and Selection, Performance Management, Organizational Development, Training and Development, Policy and Procedures Development, Employee Welfare and Human Resource planning and Payroll Administration.
LIKANDO MALILWE SONGOLO
SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER
Likando is a finalist of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a hold a Bachelor of Business Administration. He is an Associate member of the Zambia Institute of Marketing - AZIM.
Mr. Likando Songolo has vast experience in sales and marketing with a work experience of over nine (9) years. Prior to joining Kariba Minerals Limited in 2020, he served in various capacities in the FMCG industry. He has worked for, Zambia Breweries PLC, Lafarge Cement Zambia and Airtel Networks.
The company has over 200 employees. The staff is highly skilled in the amethyst production process with several years of experience. Management provides continuous training and development in all key areas as the company strives to be a leading producer and supplier of Amethyst in the Gemstone Industry.