|Zaamwani, Ingenesia (Inge) - Business|
|Inge Zaamwani has been the Managing Director of Namdeb Diamond Corporation the 50-50 joint venture between government and De Beers since 1999. Previously she was a senior official in the Ministry of Mines and Energy.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s she trained as a lawyer in the UK, where she qualified as a barrister. She is a Fellow of the Centers for Leadership and Public Values of University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business. She also serves as director of Namdeb Properties and alternate director of the NamGem diamond cutting and polishing factory.
In June 2004 she was elected as President of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI). Since 2001 she has been a board member of troubled airline Air Namibia. She is also on the board of First National Bank of Namibia Holdings.
Zaamwani has been a member of the Legal and Technical Commission of the International Seabed Authority since 1997.
|Born in 1958 at Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa region.|
|LLM, Mining and Petroleum Law, University of Dundee, UK (1994). LLB (Hons), Thames Valley University, UK (1990). Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands (1986-87). Diploma, Development Studies, UN Institute for Namibia, Lusaka, Zambia (1977-81).|
|Managing Director of Namdeb Diamond Corporation since 1999. Director of Mines, Ministry of Mines and Energy (1996-98). Control Mineral Rights Officer, Ministry of Mines and Energy (1995-96). Legal Assistant, Centre for Applied Social Sciences, Windhoek (1990-91). Project Officer, Swapo Womens Council, Lusaka, Zambia (1984-87).|
|Namdeb, PO Box 1906, Windhoek;
tel: (061) 204 3333.