BRIEF is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually in Botswana and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Botswana.
Currently the Managing Director of Shumba Energy, Mashale Phumaphi is an executive focused on funding and developing energy projects in Africa. He was formerly part of the corporate finance team of a London based natural resources corporate finance and issuing house. In addition to conducting investment analysis and research he has raised debt and equity finance for projects in the Americas, Europe and Africa. He began his career as an engineer with Debswana Diamond Company based on Jwaneng Mine in Botswana. Mashale holds a Masters of Engineering degree from the University of Sheffield, is a member of the United Kingdom Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP) and is a member of the London based Association of Mining Analysts (AMA).