Dr. Nomakhuze (Noma) Nyembo is an accomplished executive with more than 20 years of experience in the fields of Human Resources, combined with experience in Corporate Affairs, Licensing, Stakeholder Relations and Community Relations within the mining sector. Born and raised in South Africa and having had an opportunity to hold leadership roles with a Sub-Sahara remit, Noma is passionate about social impact, and understand the nuances in the African context. In addition to this, she has worked in global organizations and has been part of cross border teams, and thus understands the importance of cross-cultural awareness in engagements. Noma is a scholar and thought leader, who thrives on idea generation and disruption. She has recently completed her doctoral degree at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in South Africa. Her thesis interrogated the social license to operate from a community perspective.