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Khumo Shongwe is an independent consultant doing advisory work, Executive Coach, a part-time faculty member of business schools, is involved in education development and sits on some boards as an independent non-executive director. Until January 2013 she was the executive director of people and sustainability for Royal Bafokeng Holdings. Prior to joining RBH in February 2007, Khumo was the vice president, human capital of Lonmin Plc, South African operations. She has over 15 years' experience in the mining industry within various human resource related roles and has worked in a wide variety of capacities including, transformation, HR consulting, HR strategic planning, BEE and related community empowerment, communications, sustainable development, and roll outs of information technology systems. She is the chairman of the board of Lebone II College, a school of excellence in the Phokeng, Rustenburg. She also sits on the boards of NBI and OMNIA holdings and African Leadership Academy. Khumo has academic qualifications in journalism from Rhodes University, B.Sc. (MED) Hons (Psych) from Medunsa and a M.Sc. (Clin Psych) from Medunsa and an executive masters in consulting and coaching for change from HEC Paris and Oxford University. She is a Fellow of the third class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.