Augusto Eugénio Macuvele has been the Executive Board Member for Exploration of the National Petroleum Institute (INP) since August 2015. From July 2014 to August 2015 he worked as Mining Specialist for the World Bank-funded Mining and Gas Technical Assistance Project (MAGTAP).
Between 2010 and 2014 he was Executive Director of Deep South Mining (Pty) Limited and Consultant with Geomac Consulting, from 2002 to 2009. He held technical and managerial positions at the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Namibia as Chief Geologist from 1996 to 2002 and Interim Mining Commissioner between 1998 and 2001. He was a Lecturer at Eduardo Mondlane University from 1988 to 1996 and held the position of Head of the Department of Geology of the University from 1990 to 1992. He holds a Master’s degree in Economic Geology from the Technical University of Freiberg and a PhD in Geology with emphasis in Sedimentology from the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH), both from Germany.