Emmanuel Masasila
Emmanuel Masasila
Hydrogeologist

Emmanuel earned his first bachelor’s degree from the University of Dar es Salaam where he pursued BSc. Geology majoring in Geology and Geography. He further undertook postgraduate studies in the field of Geology majoring in applied Geophysics through a sandwich program between the University of Dar es Salaam of Tanzania and Stockholm University of Sweden. He is registered with NEMC as an ESIA and EA Expert. Emmanuel occupied significant vacancies which are the basis for his carrier development, starting with the Savanna Exploration Company (Field Geologist), COWI Tanzania Limited (Hydrogeologist, Project Manager and Quality Manager) and MTL Consulting (Projects Manager and General Manager). Through his professional carrier, Emmanuel is an Environmental Hydrogeologist/geologist with more than 10 years of professional experience in mining, energy and infrastructure sectors with indepth knowledge in Environmental and Social Impact assessment; environmental audit; Environmental and Social due diligence; environmental management; water resource assessment and management including groundwater management, monitoring and development, water resources mapping, planning and management, groundwater investigation, drilling planning and supervision, water demand estimation and groundwater impacts assessment; geological mapping including structural and geochemical mapping and analysis; soil surveys and geophysical surveys.

Emmanuel’s particular expertise and experience are based on strategic planning, formulation of Projects concept designs and project logistics; impacts assessment, Projects and contract management, detailed project mapping, conducting feasibility studies; projects supervision, business administration, company interface management both internal and external. He has worked extensively in the public and private sectors relating to extractive industry (mining), energy and infrastructure sectors. This includes working for the Tanzanian Government, its local authorities, SADC and various private companies such as Savannah Exploration Ltd, GGM, Barrick/Twiga Cooperation (North Mara, Bulyanhulu, Buwagi and Tulawaka Gold Mine), Kibo PLC, OreCorp Tanzania Limited, Strandline Resources, Panda Hill, Helium One Global, TANAPA, Kabanga/Tembo Nickel, TanzGraphite/Kibaran Resources, Enerfin, Twiga Cement (TPCPLC), Tanga Cement (TCPLC), Mbeya Cement (MCCL), Seaport Group for Oman Investment Authority, Ministry of Minerals, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Water, ERM for TANESCO, ERM for TDGC, Upepo Energy, PMM etc,,. Key donor interventions include developing a monograph of the Ruvuma River basin, describing the present condition of the basin in terms of land use and assessing water resources (e.g., availability, current and future demand, the main threats to the basin’s water security). He has also worked with the Climate Resilience infrastructure Development Facility a transboundary based project in addressing the environmental and socioeconomic aspects of the targeted communities. Developing Policy for Rwanda development minerals under AFDB.

As a result of successfully completing all project work to date and holding distinguished academic standing, Emmanuel is widely recognised as an expert in earth resource studies in Tanzania and for the SADC Water Division. In addition, he has a considerable knowledge of Computer Mapping applications such as ArcGIS 9, Map Source and IX1D Software, and Geosoft Montaj Software.

Elias Mihayo
Elias Mihayo
HSSE Manager

Elias Mihayo, is an Environmental Expert whose experience in the mining/extractive industry is over ten (10) years and has held number positions in the Environmental management since 2010 to 2021. He has coordinated and supervised a number of environmental projects associated with open pit and underground mining operations. He has currently joined the consulting firm as Environmental and Social Manager. While, with MTL consulting company, Elias has already participated in the following projects:

 

  • Monitoring and review of environmental compliance and Project Affected People along the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) construction route from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma. Monitoring was jointly done between TRC, ARUP contractor of United Kingdom and MTL Company.
  • Undertaking and reviews of several environmental and social impact assessments for various projects in Tanzania
  • Community engagements and consultations along the SGR route to identifying number of people compensated during project commencement; and, reviewing the implementation of the Livelihood Restoration Action Plan
  • Undertaking and reviewing of environmental audit reports, mine closure plan documents and environmental management plans for NEW Luika Gold Mine, Nyanzaga Gold Mine, North Mara Gold Mine, Bulyanhulu Gold Mine and Geita Gold Mining Limited.

In addition, Elias is a registered expert by the National Environmental Management Council for undertaking Environmental & Social Impact Assessments and Environmental Audit since 2013. Furthermore, he is also certified expert under ISO14001 standards for audits and implementation of environmental management system based on this International Standard. Indeed, Elias was officially appointed in 2018 by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water as Government Board Member to represent private sectors in the Lake Victoria Basin Water Board. He saved the government Board for three years consecutively until 2021 as a Chairperson for technical matters within the Board. While working with the Board, he provided technical guidance to the government for rational decision making. Elias has visited on number of social-economic projects in South African while undertaking his Master’s degree at the University of Cape Town including the Coal Mine Project in Zambia (part of learning program).

Eng. Mwemezi Mulokozi
Eng. Mwemezi Mulokozi
Consultant Hydrology

Engineer Mwemezi Mulokozi is an Environmental expert graduated from the Nairobi University (MSc in Integrated Watershed Management) and UCLAS University where he pursued B.Sc. Environmental Engineering. While working with MTL, he has been involved as a project coordinator and/or expert in different Projects with water as his key study area; he has undertaken seven specialized hydrological studies for EIA and about eleven hydrological components under the EIA, Mine Closure Plan, Environmental Audit and environmental monitoring Studies. He was involved in undertaking water resources (hydrological) assessments for REGROW TANAPA, Acacia mines, Resolute, TanzGraphite, Cradle Resources, Swala Energy (Oil and Gas), British Gas, Nyanzaga, Kibo energy PLC (Coal mining and Coal power generation) among others. Most importantly, he was involved as a Project Coordinator for the EIA study for Water Supply Project in Geita District under Geita Gold Mine (AngloGold Ashanti). All these Projects were successfully completed in time and certificates were issued by the Government. He was involved as a Environmental, and Water Engineer for the planning and design Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in 74 Villages in 4 Districts (Tanganyiaka, Milele, Nkasi, Kalambo, Kigoma Rural and Uvinza) as well as Project Supervisor for the development of a water supply project in Kilosa District. The project consisted of installation of pumps, construction of distribution and transmission lines and raised reservoir.

Eng. Mwemezi has participated in development and supervision of water supply and sanitation projects as part of end-of-year field trainings and in-semesters’ projects, these activities involved construction of waste stabilization ponds and sewerage system under Dar Es Salaam Water Supply and Sanitation (DAWASA), construction of sewerage system under and supervision of construction of water supply systems (reservoir and distribution lines) under Mbeya Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Authority. He was also involved in getting an insight of how water supply treatment plant systems work.

Mwemezi is conversant with catchment delineation and modelling. He has in-depth experience in spatial data management using SWAT and Arc GIS.

Graham F. Maeda
Graham F. Maeda
Social Scientist

Graham F Maeda is a multi-task Social Scientist with six years’ experience in Social and environmental works with MTL Consulting and five years in Transport and Logistics. He is a registered with the National Environmental Management Council of Tanzania (NEMC) as an EIA and Environmental Audit Expert. He has coordinated and involved in various Projects and/or ESIA, Audits and Due diligence studies. His experience spans many discipline and sectors and he has been recognized in the field of Social Economic Surveys, Researches, Dialogues, Stakeholders Engagements, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA), Environmental and Social due diligence and Development of Livelihood Restoration Plans (LRP). Among the ESIA Project where he has participated as a social economic and stakeholders engagement expert includes, ESIA for the proposed REGROW Project, ESIA for the proposed Serengeti Southern bypass Project, ESIA for the proposed Shanta Singida Gold Mining Project, ESIA for the proposed Ilunga underground Project, ESIA for the proposed Nyanzaga gold mine Project and ESIA for the proposed Mbeya coal to power Project. Graham has a wide experience in stakeholder engagement, social economic survey and researches. He has established a wide network with various stakeholders at the national and local level.

Michael Batibo
Michael Batibo
Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Consultant

Michael Batibo is an Environmental Scientist with indepth expertise in undertaking Air Quality, Noise and Vibration monitoring. He has more than 6 years’ experience in project management, sites identification and assessment, and data analysis to meet both national standards and the international best practices in environmental management and monitoring. He has participated and completed Air Quality, Noise and Vibration monitoring Projects for various companies and mining firms. Some of the completed Projects include Air Quality Testing Services for UN MICT Premises in Arusha-Mars, and Air Quality Testing Services at Arusha International Conference Center Premises in Arusha.

He also participated in Air Quality, Noise and vibration assessment as part of the ESIA study. for Bulyanhulu, North Mara, GGM and Buzwagi Gold Mines. Air quality and Noise monitoring at Panda Hill Niobium Project, and Noise Monitoring at Aga Khan University. Michael is also conversant with Development of Environmental Management Plan Update and Environmental audit both initial audit and compliance. He is conversant with the National standards, IFC Standards, Equator Principles and World Bank Group Standards.

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Baraka Bururyo
Baraka Bururyo
Mining Engineer

Baraka Bururyo is a Mining Engineer holding BSc in Mining Engineering from University of Dar es salaam. He is registered as mining engineer with Engineers Registration Board of Tanzania. He has experience working in mining operations both open pit and underground mines. Based on his expertise in mining sectors, Baraka has been instrumental to the environmental team in Environmental studies (ESIA and Environmental Audit) He has worked for ESIA and Environmental Audit Project for Helium One Global, Kibo Energy PLC, North Mara Gold Mine, and GGML. He has been widely involved in undertaking Mine Closure studies as per National Mine Closure Guidelines for Mbeya Cement. He has extensive knowledge in mining from design to operations and confident in undertaking Projects to completion in a timely manner. Baraka is conversant with the National standards, IFC Standards, Equator Principles and World Bank Group Standards

Majura Mataba
Majura Mataba
Environmental Scientist

Majura is an Environmental Scientist with working experience in Environmental Management in Mining, energy, infrastructure and Natural Resources sectors. He has attained a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Management from Ardhi University (ARU). His areas of expertise range from Environmental Impact Assessment (ESIA), Environmental Audit and Occupation Health and Safety (OHS).

He worked with Ukerewe District Council (UDC) as an Assistant Environmental Officer from 2020-2021. With MTL Consulting, he has participated in various ESIA, Audits and Mine Closure Plans within Tanzania. This to include TANAPA ESIA Regrow Project, Kakono Hydropower (Complimentary ESIA and RAP), Environmental and Social Monitoring for SGR Project, GGML, Mbeya Cement (Mine Closure) and Kibo Energy PLC (Coal Mining and Power Generation Project). Majura has established a wide network with various stakeholders at the national and local level. He is conversant with the National standards, IFC Standards, Equator Principles and World Bank Group Standard.

Loveness Kabika
Loveness Kabika
Biodiversity Expert

Ms. Loveness Kabika is a biodiversity scientist and a conservationist with more than six years of working experience in Natural resources, mining, energy and infrastructures sectors. She attained a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA).

She is a registered Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) expert with NEMC and has participated in various EIA studies and Environmental compliance Audits within Tanzania. She has worked with the National Environmental Management Council (NEMC) for four years under the Directorate of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (EIA) where she managed and reviewed various Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Audits (EA) Projects on Wildlife, Forestry, Infrastructure, Tourism, Agriculture & Livestock, Mining, buildings and constructions which helped in enhancing her skills and knowledge in the field of Biodiversity and Environment as well.

Currently, she is working for MTL Consulting Company Limited as a Biodiversity consultant conducting ecological assessments for the Terrestrial and Aquatic Biological Environments. She has been involved in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and Environmental Audits for various projects including the Kibo Energy PLC, Helium One Global, GGML, Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, TANAPA Regrow Project, Kakono Hydropower and Mbeya Cement. Her work on the environment has included conducting Environmental Management Plan Update (EMPU), undertaking environmental impact assessments, environmental audit (annual and compliance) and biodiversity assessments. She has positively participated in the Updating the Kibo Energy PLC EMPU, New Luika Gold Mine (NLGM), and as liaison link with government agencies involved in the Environmental Management including NEMC. Ms. Loveness Kabika is conversant with the National standards, IFC Standards, Equator Principles and World Bank Group Standards

Grace Ngowi
Grace Ngowi
Social Scientist

Grace Ngowi is a multi-disciplinary social scientist with four years’ experience in social economic survey and stakeholder engagement in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and RAP Project. She has a wide experience in stakeholder engagement, social economic surveys, Livelihood Restoration Plan (LRP), and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP). She has positively worked on TAJIRI Heavy Mineral Sands, Serengeti Bypass, TANAPA ESIA Regrow Project, Kakono Hydropower (Complimentary ESIA and RAP), Environmental and Social Monitoring for SGR Project and GGML. Grace has established a wide network with various stakeholders at the national and local level. She is conversant with the National standards, IFC Standards, Equator Principles and World Bank Group Standards.