Lucara Botswana (Pty) Ltd. Management Team
Managing Director, Lucara Botswana (Pty) Ltd.
Ms. Lahri is an accomplished Professional Accountant with a Masters in Strategic Management (BCOM, FCCA), with more than 17 years' experience in the mining industry, including 10 years within Corporate Finance at Debswana at the senior management level. She has also served as a board member in the Debswana Pension Fund, Botswana Accountancy College and Pula Medical Aid. Ms. Lahri has served as Boteti's CFO and Director since March 2013, responsible for Finance, Administration and Security. In May 2018 she was promoted to Managing Director, being the first woman and the first Motswana woman to serve in this capacity for a diamond mining company in Botswana.
General Manager, Karowe Mine
Mr. Mchive is a mining engineer, holding a BSc Hons Degree, with 20 years of extensive experience in mining. Prior to his appointment as the General Manager of the Karowe Mine in 2017, he had served as the Assistant General Manager of Orapa and Letlhakane Mines. Mr. Mchive has the rare experience of having started a mine from a Greenfield project to a steady state mining entity, as he is the first Mine Manager for the Karowe Mine. He has participated and led Management and Mining Workers Union Consultative and Negotiation Committees, and has served as a Management Spokesperson.
Chief Finance Officer, Lucara Botswana (Pty) Ltd.
Ms. Maoketsa is a professional accountant (FCCA) with 12 years of post-qualification experience, eight in the Big 4 International Audit firms from Audit Trainee to Audit Manager in various industries but with emphasis on Mining and Financial Services. Ms Maoketsa joined Boteti in June 2014 as the Finance Manager, working in Compliance & Reporting involved in ensuring Financial Reporting in compliance with Intl Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Risk Management, Business Continuity, Tax Compliance, Internal Controls, Budgeting/Forecasting and Project Management.