Mr. Monty Mphathi has been President of the Botswana Chamber of Mines since 2003. He graduated from the Technical University of Nova Scotia, Canada with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining. He holds a Masters Degree in Industrial and Admin Sciences from City University London, UK. Mr. Mphathi has worked in the Botswana mining industry for 30 years to date, managing the engineering projects and maintenance functions at BCL mine and has been General Manager of BCL mine since 2003. In his capacity as General Manager he has had the responsibility for management of strategic and operational agenda of the company. He also executes the company’s Board of Directors policies and directives. Mr. Mphathi is currently the Managing Director of Botswana Ash (Pty) Ltd.