Augustine Y. Hangi

Augustine Y. Hangi

Dr. Augustine Y. Hangi is currently an Executive Chairman of Mineral Resources Company Limited – a private mineral exploration and consulting mining firm. He undertakes various consultancy tasks, dealing with management and mineral sector issues and challenges. Prior to assuming his current position, he was Ag. Director of a London-based Diamond Sorting Organization (TANSORT), a government organization, for a period of 2 years until 2007. Prior to that, he served as Director General of State Mining Corporation (STAMICO) for a period of 13 years until 2004. STAMICO then was charged with the responsibilities of mineral exploration, mineral development and mineral production. He was personally involved in the operation of several mineral projects and mines. Other positions held included General Manager of two STAMICO’s subsidiary companies and Project Manager of a number of mineral projects.

Since 2009 to-date Dr. Hangi has been working with The Open University of Tanzania as a Supervisor of Master of Business Administration (MBA) dissertation students. Prior to that, between 2007 and 2009, he was a Part-time then Full-time Lecturer at OUT, lecturing on Organizational Theory and Behaviour, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management.

Dr. Hangi has served on several Boards of Directors over time; but presently, he is serving on the Boards of Mineral Resources Company Limited as Chairman, Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency as Member, and Williamson Diamonds Limited as Member. In April 2013, he was appointed Member of the National Economic Empowerment Council and in December 2016, he was re-appointed Member for a second term of 3 years.

Dr. Hangi holds a Ph.D. (Business Management), MBA (Management) and B.Sc. (Mining Engineering). He is a registered and licensed Professional Engineer.

Contact: P O Box 38166, Dar es Salaam. Tel: 0754 291 921. Email: ayhangi@yahoo.com