Driving sustainable investment in African Mining

Dr Molefi Motuku

CEO Mintek

Dr Molefi Motuku is the current CEO of Mintek. With a wealth of leadership experience, he has held various positions, including Group Executive: Research, Development, Innovation, and Acting CEO at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), as well as CEO of the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA). Before his tenure at NMISA, Dr Motuku successfully managed the Advanced Materials Division at Mintek and served as General Manager: Research & Development; Director of Fort Hare Institute of Technology (University of Fort Hare), and an Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Materials Engineering at Tuskegee University, USA. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) in the USA. He holds a PhD and MSc in Materials Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), USA. Dr Motuku is an accomplished author and has made significant contributions through presentations at numerous international conferences and forums.