Local Management Team in Namibia

Zebra Kasete , , , Vice President and Managing Director

Zebra Kasete joined Dundee Precious Metals in 2016, and currently also serves as the President of the Chamber of Mines of Namibia. He brings over 30 years of mining and smelting experience having held senior positions within the mining industry at both Rio Tinto and Rossing Uranium. He has extensive experience in the areas of production, processing, procurement, business and strategic development. Mr. Kasete was the Managing Director of Murowa Diamonds, Zimbabwe, and has also held positions internationally including Australia and the United States. Mr. Kasete is a metallurgist by profession and holds a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.

Hanri Jacobs , , , Director of Finance

Hanri Jacobs rejoined Dundee Precious Metals in November 2021 and brings a wealth of financial experience spanning her career including executive and senior management positions in banking, energy, manufacturing, logistics and transportation industries. Mrs. Jacobs has worked for Corporations in Namibia, South Africa, Nigeria, and in Canada. She is accountable for leading financial strategy and managing the company's financial functions including accounting, audit, decision support, warehousing, procurement, transformation and commercial. She holds a Honours Baccalaureus: Computatuonus and a Baccalaureus: Computatuonus from the University of Free State. Mrs. Jacobs is a Chartered Accountant qualified in South Africa and Canada.

Antonie van Wyk , , , Director of Operations

Antonie van Wyk joined Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb in August 2021. He is accountable for Operations including Logistics and Materials Handling, Ausmelt, Converters, Sulphuric Acid Plant, Slag Mill and the Tailings Storage Facility. Antonie has a wealth of consulting, technical and operational experience in the mining sector. He has held roles of increasing responsibilities from junior Metallurgist up to Managing Director at Navachab Gold Mine, Rössing Uranium, Matamo Engineering Namibia and Swakop Uranium. He hold several qualifications in metallurgical engineering from the Vaal Triangle Technikon, Bachelor of Commerce (Risk Management) from University of South Africa and a Master of Business Administration from University of Free State.

Barcelona Tsauses , , , Director of Business Transformation

Barcelona Tsauses was appointed Director of Business Transformation in 2021. Prior to this promotion she held the role of Director Operations, since joining the team in 2016. Barcelona brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. She is an experienced metallurgist (production, technical, process design and projects). Ms. Tsauses has designed and commissioned various plant units across her career, including the state-of-the-art Sulphuric Acid Plant at the Tsumeb Operation. In 2009, she was awarded an outstanding achievement for the design and commissioning of a project at the JIMEC event that was held by Anglo American. Barcelona Tsauses is a Chemical Engineer and holds an Executive Management MBA from the University of Cape Town. She is a founding member of the Women in Mining Association of Namibia. She currently serves as the Chairperson of the Safety Committee of the Chamber of Mines of Namibia. She is the Chairperson of the COVID-19 Task Team of the Chamber of Mines of Namibia, and further serves on the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Advisory Committee of the Metallurgy Engineering degree programme.

Buks Kruger , , , Director of Business Development

Buks Kruger joined our team in 2012. He has more than 25 years experience in base metal smelting. Mr. Kruger has a BEng Chemical degree and a Masters in Business Leadership. His team supports the operations in areas such as smelter expansion and long term strategy, identification of new smelter feed sources (both from external and local Namibia), the recovery of by-products from the existing smelter processes and historic dumps, as well as analytical laboratory functions .

Linus Gwala , , , Director of Human Resources

Linus Gwala joined Dundee Precious Metals in 2016 and is accountable for the development and execution of our human resources strategy. He has over 30 years of experience in human resource management with companies including Bank Windhoek, QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine, CENORED (Pty) Ltd, De Beers Marine Namibia, Rossing Uranium Ltd, Rosh Pinah Zinc Corporation, Namibia Ports Authority and Namibia Development Corporation. Mr. Gwala is a registered Chartered Human Resources Practitioner, with the Southern African Board for People Practice (SABPP). He holds a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Management Coaching, from the University of Stellenbosch Business School, a Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Labour Relations Management (UNISA), a Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Human Resources Development (SBS), a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Labour Law (University of Johannesburg), an Advanced Diploma: Labour Relations, Programme - Strategic HR Leadership, Senior Management Programme (SMP), a Diploma: HRM, Professional Diploma: HRM and a Teachers Diploma.

Benedicta Uris , , , Director of Environment, Social and Governance

Benedicta Uris joined our team in Tsumeb in 2016 and brings several years experience leading HSE in the oil, gas and mining industries. She is accountable for developing and directing our strategy in HSE and Emergency Readiness. Ms. Uris holds a Master’s Degree in Management with HSE specialization from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, among many other academic achievements in Business Administration, Marketing, Project Management and HSE.

Noks Katjiuongua , , , Director of Asset Management

Noks Katjiuongua joined our team in 2018 from Air Namibia and has over 28 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. He is accountable for Maintenance, Projects, Utilities and Contractors, and is the site custodian for engineering standards. Mr. Katjiuongua holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Herlot-Watt University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton both in the United Kingdom.

Herman Fuls , , , Director of Technical Services

Herman Fuls joined Dundee Precious Metals in 2018 and has 22 years of experience in the mining industry, with operational and project management experience in various commodities. He holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Stellenbosch Business School. Mr. Fuls is responsible for the Technical Services Department which supports the operations in areas such as process optimization and improvement, production planning, metallurgical accounting standards and practices, reporting, quality control and stockpile management, information and digitalization technology.

Zeka Alberto , , , Head of Legal, Compliance and Company Secretary

Zeka Alberto joined Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb in August 2021. He is responsible for secretarial, compliance, legal and risk management for all DPM entities in Namibia. He is an admitted attorney and accredited Mediator of the High Court of Namibia and brings 18 years of legal experience specializing in labour, mining, environment, health, land and safety laws. Mr. Alberto began his career at the Legal Assistance Centre where he litigated for marginalized communities and held positions of increasing responsibility including as Project Lawyer (Land, Environment and Development). Mr. Alberto holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Namibia and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Pretoria.

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