Mr Thomas Lusiyano

A seasoned business leader, executive, strategist, and mining engineer, with a professional career spanning more than two decades, Thomas has led and managed mining businesses at all levels in the mining and mineral recovery value chain, in minerals such as gold, diamonds, nickel, asbestos, and platinum group metals (PGMs). He is currently the Managing Director of Bindura Nickel Corporation Limited (BNC).
He has also served in the following executive and operational capacities: Managing Director – Shamva Mining Company (Pvt) Ltd, General Manager – Shamva Mining Company (Pvt) Ltd, Chief Executive Officer – Mbada Diamonds (Pvt) Ltd, Mine Manager – Mbada Diamonds (Pvt) Ltd, Mine Manager- Skyview Minerals (Pvt) Ltd, and Operations Planning Manager – Zimplats (Pvt) Ltd. In addition, he has also worked at the following mines in various capacities: Mazowe Mine (Metallon Gold Zimbabwe), Gaths Mine (Shabani & Mashaba Mines), Elvington Gold Mine and Jena Mines (Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation).
A member of the Institute of Directors Zimbabwe (IoDZ), Thomas holds the following academic and professional qualifications: Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Mining Engineering (UZ), Masters Degree in Business Administration (UZ), Master of Commerce in Strategic Management and Corporate Governance Degree (MSU), Master of Commerce in Economics Degree (MSU), an Advanced Certificate in Company Direction (IoDZ), Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competence (Zimbabwe), and a Full Blasting Licence (Zimbabwe). He is currently a candidate for the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Honours Degree (MSU).