Norman Mbazima, is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore.
Mbazima has an intimate knowledge of the South African mining landscape, including major commodities such as copper, cobalt, the platinum group metals, coal and iron ore.
Norman joined Kumba in September 2012 from Anglo American Thermal Coal where he was the CEO.
He previously served at Scaw Metals in the same capacity and was the joint acting CEO and chief financial officer (CFO) of Anglo American Platinum.
Prior to this he was CFO at the then Anglo Coal and at Konkola Copper mines.
A chartered accountant by profession, Norman is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.
He has worked for Deloitte & Touche Zambia for 17 years, gaining extensive experience in the accounting and related fields.
During this 23-year period, Norman had considerable exposure to the mining industry, especially in Zambia.