Mr Jacob Mothomogolo started his mining career with AngloGold 17 years ago, progressing through the ranks to attain a middle-management position.
He then joined De Beers Group as a Projects Mining Engineer in the planning and projects departments at Cullinan Mine. He joined TWP Projects, where he attained the position of Senior Projects Manager and work on projects in countries such as Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
During this time, he consulted to Wesizwe on the Bakubung Platinum Mine project. He attained the position of Senior Projects Manager and was also a member of the TWP shadow board before he joined Wesizwe as a Project Executive in May 2011.
He is a Member of the Council of Southern Africa Mining and Metallurgy, and of the Public Advisory Committee on Mining for the Engineering Council of South Africa.
He gives an annual lecture on project management in the minerals industry and mentors young engineers about to embark upon their mining careers.