Mashale Phumaphi is a Botswana national, Mineral Explorer and Managing Director of Shumba Coal.
Phumaphi has been focused on sourcing, financing and structuring mineral projects across Africa.
Phumaphi was formerly part of the corporate finance team of a London based natural resources corporate finance and issuing house.
In addition to conducting investment analysis and research, Phumaphi has raised debt and equity finance for mining projects in both Europe and Africa.
Phumaphi began his career as an engineer with Debswana Diamond Company based on Jwaneng Mine in Botswana.
Phumaphi holds a Masters of Engineering degree from the University of Sheffield, is a member of the United Kingdom Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP) and is a member of the London based Association of Mining Analysts (AMA).
Recently Phumaphi held the position of Director of a London based Coal Bed Methane Exploration Company with projects in Botswana.