He previously held the post of Executive Director – Business Development at the company. He holds a (BSC Chemical Engineering (UCT), MDP (Unisa)
Thivha is a chemical Engineer with operational, process design and project management experience in the mineral processing industry spanning over 12 years. He has proven ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects and mining production operations while holding Senior Management positions (as Plant manager, Operations Manager and Works Manager) with Xstrata Alloys (Glencore Alloys). He has extensive experience in minerals projects development, mineral processing, plant design, and plant construction. He was General Manager of United Manganese of Kalahari (UMK); an operation consisting of opencast mine with a processing plant.