Hon. Obeth Mbuipaha Kandjoze
Minister of Mines and Energy
Namibia

Personal
  • Full Name: Obeth Mbuipaha Kandjoze
  • Date of Birth: 09 August 1966
  • Place of Birth: Windhoek, Khomas Region
  • Portfolio: Minister of Mines and Energy
  • Political Party: SWAPO Party
  • Legislative Profile: Member of the National Assembly (2015 – 2020)

    Education

     Mar-Oct 2005 University of Stellenbosch Business School – Stellenbosch Management Development Program (MDP)

     1991 – 1994 University of Helsinki – Finland Master of Science Degree (Geology)

     1987-1991 University of Cape Town – Cape Town, RSA Bachelor of Science Degree (Geology)

    BIOGRAPHY

  • Career

    Managing Director - National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) November 1,2012 – March 2015

    Exploration & Production Manager – National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) 2007 – Nov 1, 2012

    New Ventures & Promotion Unit Manager – National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) 2006 – 2007

    Senior Petroleum Geologist – National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) 1999 – 2006

    Petroleum Explorationist – National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) 1997 – 1999

    Country Exploration Manager – National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) 1995 – 1997

    GIS Geologist – National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) 1994-1995