Dr. David Khoza

David Khoza is geophysicist who’s worked in minerals exploration, mining and geoscience research. After completing a BSc (Honours) degree in geophysics, David joined BHP Billiton’s mineral exploration division, conducting geophysical surveys primarily in Africa. David took a break and then back into academia to complete a PhD, which focussed on understanding the tectonic evolution of the Southern African lithosphere using magnetotelluric data. Following that, he joined Anglo American’s Technical Solution department supporting several business units in mining, green and brownfield exploration and research efforts within Anglo American. He then joined SPECTREM AIR, primarily focused on airborne electromagnetic data processing, modelling, interpretation and research.

David went on to join the Council for Geoscience (South Africa) as an Executive Manager of Integrated Geoscience Development, where he was responsible for overseeing the implementation of mineral and energy, groundwater and environmental mapping and geotechnical studies.

He holds a BSc (Geology and Physics), BSc Honours (Geophysics) and a PhD (Geophysics) from the University of the Witwatersrand and he is currently Technical Director at Integrated Geoscience Solutions based in South Africa.