Engineering Superintendent Projects, Smelting, Refining and Nampundwe Mine– KCM SmelterCo, Konkola Copper Mines Plc, Fellow-Engineering Institution of Zambia, Zambia

 Surintendant des projets d’ingénierie, fonderie, raffinage et mine de Nampundwe – KCM SmelterCo, Konkola Copper Mines Plc, Fellow-Engineering Institution of Zambia, Zambie



Seasoned and highly effective Process Engineer with International exposure and 20 years experience in Combustion &Energy and theMining Industries covering Hydrometallurgy and Pyro metallurgy, Process Development, Project Evaluation/execution, Financial Analysis and having a thorough understanding of the mining business with focus on profitability. Successfully completed several projects along her career journey.

Graduated from the Copperbelt University-Zambia in 2001, joined the Combustion & Energy Industry and progressed to join the Mining industry as a Metallurgical Engineer. Part of the Team that Successfully Commissioned the Split Circuit Project at Konkola Copper Mines’ Tailings Leach Plant, Nchanga Mine Zambia. Seconded to Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO) India, under the Vedanta Global Leadership Program in 2007 as Assistant Manager in the Aluminium Smelter.

Served in Various Portfolios in Konkola Copper Mines including- Plant Metallurgist, Accounting Metallurgist & Projects Engineer, Manager Cobalt Project, KCM Business Development Analyst- under KCM CEO’s Office. Currently superintending KCM SmelterCo Projects as Engineering Superintendent.

A Fellow of the Engineering Institution of Zambia. Past Vice Chairperson of the Engineering Institution of Zambia-Chingola Branch and Registered member of the Engineer’s Registration Board. Board Member of Mulonga Water and Sanitation Company in Zambia.

  • Done extensive studies and practical hands on lab scale and pilot scale test works

(investigations and research) on cobalt & copper extraction, processing and studies

on upstream value addition in the EV battery manufacture and generally the

electronic industry.

  • Advocating for clean energy transition in house and at country level. Done technical

paper writing and presentations on the subject.


During my research work-

-I produced a complete mine model from ore mining through processing to final


– Carried out research in technological and scientific advances in metallurgy to

improve plant recovery for cobalt

– Technical evaluation of proposals on cobalt processing options, CAPEX & OPEX


-Investor relations and management for prospective off take and equity partnerships





Nationality:                             Zambian

Date of Birth:              26th December 1976

Gender:                                   Female

Corresponding address:          Konkola Copper Mines Plc, Chingola Zambia

Email address:              






2019                                        Fellow-Engineering Institution of Zambia

2014                                        Executive Master’s Program in Business Administration-Kazian Global School of Business Management –India

2012                                        Certificate-Finance for Non-Finance Managers-University of Capetown Graduate School of Business-South Africa

2007                                        Engineers Registration Board membership

2003                                        Engineering Institution of Zambia membership

1997-2001                               Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Chemical Engineering

Copperbelt University-Kitwe

1991-1995                               School Certificate

Helen Kaunda Secondary School-Kitwe



  • Corporate Governance -Garden Court Hotel- Kitwe -2022
  • 2nd Zambia National Conference on Geology, Mining ,Metallurgy & Ground Water Resources Technical Paper presentation-Garden Court Hotel- Kitwe- 2019
  • UNESCO/EIZ Engineering week Technical paper presentation Avani Hotel,Livingstone-2019
  • Cobalt Processing Options Technical paper presentation at KCM Technology and Growth Symposium- Protea Hotel, Chingola 2018
  • Principles of Management-2010
  • Microsoft PowerPoint course- 2005