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Dr. Wetsi Nkholise

Chief Commercial Officer

Dr. Wetsi Nkholise is the Chief Commercial Officer. Dr. Wetsi has served and practiced in various industries, namely automotive, petrochemical, and mining, among others. He is a seasoned professional with a proven track record of collaborating closely with executives across diverse organizations to achieve strategic objectives. His 20 years of experience includes skillfully managing cross-functional teams to achieve operational efficiencies that align with overarching goals. Dr. Wetsi brings a wealth of experience to UMK, with extensive knowledge in cultivating robust community relations, skillful commercial negotiations, and proactive risk mitigation. He excels in devising comprehensive operations strategies, ensuring end-to-end pipeline management and seamless planning, with a consistent history of surpassing KPIs. He also aligns with the principles of  Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), and King IV Corporate Governance, bringing a well-rounded skill set that includes the application of continuous improvement tools. Dr. Wetsi holds the following qualifications:

  • Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) in Business Administration with Specialisation in Supply Chain & Commercialisation
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Mechanical Engineering
  • National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering


Office 502, 5th Floor
44 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch

Tel: +27 11 217 2800


To become a leading empowerment mining company with an objective of establishing a legacy of sustainable mining and socio-economic development that is environmentally responsible and meets the core needs of its stakeholders.