BSc (Hons), Dar es Salaam University in Tanzania
Masoud Kiyombe joined Giro Goldfields on 1 August 2016 and was appointed Chief Geologist of Amani Gold Limited in December 2017.
Mr Masoud is an experienced company geologist who has previously served as senior exploration geologist of ASX listed Alphamin Resources Corp. at its Bisie Tin project North Kivu / DR Congo between April 2013 and May 2015 and Tiger Resources Ltd, in the Katangan copper belt – Kipoi and Lupoto projects / DR Congo between 2010 and 2012. He has held project geologist positions with Elemental Minerals Ltd, an Australian ASX listed company, at its Kasai (Musefu) Gold Projects in DR Congo between 2007 and 2008, Barrick Exploration Africa at its Gold and base metal projects around the Lake Victoria goldfields / Tanzania between Sept 2000 and Jan 2007 and Anglo American Prospecting Services (T) Ltd in the Lake Victoria goldfields / Tanzania between Sept 1996 and Oct 1998.
Mr Masoud has over 18 years of professional experience in gold and base metals exploration including Tin from grass roots projects to advanced resource evaluation programmes in Tanzania, DR Congo and Bukina Faso / West Africa. He has been extensively involved in exploration and resource programme planning, execution and ensuring programmes are completed on time and on budget. He has also visited a number of world class mines namely Bulyanhulu, Tulawaka and North Mara gold mines owned by Barrick Gold Ltd and Geita mine owned by Anglo Gold – all in Tanzania, Morila Mine in Mali / West Africa and Pascua-Lama (Au), Agua De La Falda (Au), Potrerillos (Cu-Au), El Hueso (Au) in Chile / South America.
Mr Masoud has been successfully involved in the supervision of resource drilling programmes in advanced projects leading to discoveries and resource definitions in Tanzania and DR Congo. The projects include: Nyanzaga (2.47Moz Au) and Jomu (0.3Moz Au) in the Lake Victoria goldfields / Tanzania, Bisie (210.000t of contained Tin) in North Kivu / DR Congo, Kipoi in the Katangan copper belt / DR Congo (managed to increase the resource by 40% from 375000t to 525000t of contained copper) and Giro Goldfields / Amani Gold Limited with over 2Moz Au delineated at its Kebigada project / DR Congo.
Mr Masoud holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in geology from Dar es Salaam University / Tanzania.