With over a decade of experience in mining and finance, Daniel has worked both as an exploration and production geologist before moving in to project economics and advisory roles in Asia. With a broad exposure to critical commodities required in the current energy boom Daniel has successfully assisted several projects advance with strong financial and off take partners.
An entrepreneur that has made his mark on the Namibian business landscape over a long and illustrious career, most recently as the acting COO of both Cobra Resources and Cheetah Cement. Having been instrumental in Cobra Resources since its inception Mr Zedekias Gowaseb has been the ever present driving force in Cobra's Namibian field office over the last 8 years while simultaneously building Cheetah Cement, which today is a thriving revenue producing national business.
27 years of experience in mining and exploration geology ranging from Grass Roots to Resource Drilling on Skarn, Tertiary epithermal, Archaean and Proterozoic gold, IOCG’s, Ultramafic hosted Cu/Ni/Au/PGM's, Stratabound sediment hosted copper, Alaskite hosted Uranium, Vein type Zn/Pb/Ag and Marine alluvial diamonds.
Over 30 years experience in engineering research, mineral exploration and mining consultancy, having worked in the past for TCL, Ashanti Goldfields, BHP Exploration and BHI Minerals. For the past 20 years he has worked for SRK Consulting, advising on and helping to develop several major mining projects in Sub-Saharan Africa among other parts of the world. He has a PhD is Geochemistry from Southampton University.