Meet Christian Gyening, Exploration Manager – Newmont Ghana Gold, Ahafo South mine

Meet Christian Gyening, Exploration Manager – Newmont Ghana Gold, Ahafo South mine

The WAIMM is celebrating our industry professionals who are on the move and have been assigned new roles and promotions in their line of duty during he months of October and November 2022. The purpose is to celebrate and highlight their achievement, provide mentorship opportunities for the young professional group members, share their experiences to motivate other industry professionals.

Today, the WAIMM is celebrating the achievement of Christian Gyening, the current Exploration Manager at Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd – Ahafo South in charge of both Underground and Surface Exploration.

Christian has been providing mineral exploration services for over 12 years, during which time he has been involved in planning, execution and supervision of Greenfields and brownfields exploration, resource definition and growth drilling to extend mine life, Geological modelling, resource estimation, project management and strategic management at different levels of exploration.

More recently, he worked as the Exploration Manager at the Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd, Ahafo North Project from 2020 to 2022 and as a Project Geologist from 2009 to 2020.

He holds a BSc in Geology (2009) from the University of Ghana – Legon, Commonwealth Executive MBA (2014) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi – Ghana and currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration at the Swiss School of business and Management, Geneva.

Christian is a member of the West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (MWAIMM) and believes that WAIMM is an excellent forum for professional networking, development and career recognition.

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