? A. Speiser Environmental Consultants CC


CURRICULUM VITAE: Ms Alexandra Speiser

FIRST NAMES: Marie Alexandra Angelika
SURNAME: Speiser
NATIONALITY: German (Namibian Permanent Residence 1999)
COUNTRIES WORKED: Namibia, Mozambique, Angola, Botswana, Germany
LANGUAGE: German and English (fluent), Portuguese (fair) and Afrikaans (basic)
Profession: Environmental Scientists (MPhil), Geologist (MSc)
CONTACT DETAILS: App. 263, 8550-254
Monchique - Portugal
P.O. Box 40386
Windhoek – Namibia
Tel +264 61 244782
Cell 081 1245655
E-mail: amspeiser@yahoo.com


2000 Master of Philosophy in Environmental Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Group Thesis Title: Environmental Situation Analysis of the Orange and Fish River Catchments
Individual Paper Title: Small Scale Mining in Namibia
1994 1994 Master of Science in Geology and Paleontology, Georg-August University Göttingen/Germany.
Thesis Titles: Fluid inclusion studies in vein quartz from the Kansanshi Mine (Zambia) and Geological mapping of the Kansanshi Mine and surroundings.


2012 - January 2016 Associated Environmental Consultant to SLR Namibia
2003 - to date A. Speiser – Environmental Consultants cc, Director
Main work conducted and ongoing:
  • Environmental Consultant to Kerry McNamara Architects Inc: Combined Scoping & EIA Report & EMP for the proposed Edelweiss Development (part of Okahandja Extension 7) in Okahandja
  • Environmental Consultant to Bannerman Resources (Namibia) (Pty) Ltd: EIA/EMP for the proposed Pilot Plant on Bannerman Resources (Namibia) (Pty) Ltd EPL 3345
  • Environmental Consultant to RPZC (Glencore): EIA/EMP for the proposed expansion of water and power infrastructure for RPZC Mine
  • Environmental Consultant to RPZC (Glencore): EIA/EMP for the proposed zinc concentrate Storage shed at Lüderitz harbour
  • Environmental Consultant to Metals Namibia. EO and EMP for exploration activities
  • Environmental Consultant for the bulk chemical store of Crest Chemical Pty Ltd at Walvis Bay harbour
  • Environmental Coordinator for the Kassinga (Angola) North and South Iron Ore Project – Area 1 (SMP / AEMR). JV between ASEC and Environmental Resource Management
  • Environmental Coordinator for the exploration phase at Lofdal, Namibian Rare Earth (Pty) Limited
  • Environmental Consultant to conduct bi-annual environmental audit reports for Glencore, Bannerman Resources (Namibia) Pty Ltd, Okorusu Fluorspar Pty Ltd, Namibia Rare Earth Pty Ltd, Swakop Uranium
  • ESIA Coordinator (amendments to the approved ESIA & ESMP) for the proposed U-mine at Etango (Bannerman Mining Resources Namibia (Pty) Ltd)
  • External Environmental Consultant to Rössing Uranium (Rio Tinto) – SEMP: exploration drilling in the ML area within the Namib Naukluft Park
  • Reviewer of Swakop Uranium SEIA conducted by Metago
  • ESIA Coordinator (scoping phase) for the proposed Cu mine at Omitiomire (Craton Mining & Exploration (Pty) Ltd)
  • Mine Closure Plan for Okorusu Fluorspar (Okorusu Fluorspar Pty Ltd)
  • Preliminary Environmental Overview for Omitiomire Cu-deposit (Craton Mining & Exploration (Pty) Ltd)
  • ESIA Coordinator for the proposed U-mine at Etango (Bannerman Mining Resources Namibia (Pty) Ltd) (Scoping & final ESIA approved by Government)
  • ESIA Coordinator for the proposed Au-mine at Otjikoto, Central Namibia (Teal Exploration & Mining Inc.)
  • Environmental Consultant to Walvis Bay Bulk Terminal (Pty) Ltd (EIA to construct a bulk sulphur loading & storage facility at WB harbour
  • Environmental Consultant providing input to set up ISO 14001 & OSHAS 18000 at Rosh Pinah Mine, Rosh Pinah Zinc Corporation (Pty) Ltd
  • EIA Coordinator for the proposed change to bulk sulphur at Skorpion Zinc, Chemical Initiatives (Pty) Ltd
  • September 2005 – June 2006, Environmental Coordinator for the construction phase of Langer Heinrich Uranium (Pty) Ltd
  • EIA and EMP Coordinator for proposed exploration activities for dimension stones, relevant document to grant licence by the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Olea Investment Number One (Pty) Ltd.
  • Standard Environmental Guidelines for exploration activities, Helio Resource Corp., Canada
  • Coordinator to compile the Initial EMP for construction and operation of the Langer Heinrich Uranium Mine, Paladin Resources Ltd
  • EIA & EMP (Phase 1 & 2) Coordinator for exploration activities in the NW Namib Naukluft Park, West Africa Gold Exploration (Namibia) Pty. Ltd
  • EMP Coordinator for Sarusas Mine, Skeleton Coast Park, Namibia, Igneous Mining Projects (Pty) Ltd
  • EIA & EMP Coordinator for current & proposed mariculture projects of Alexkor, Alexander Bay, RSA
  • Environmental Consultant – updating the EA & EMS for infrastructure changes at Navachab Mine, Anglogold Namibia (Pty) Ltd.
  • Team Leader, Environmental and social assessment for World Bank/GEF Project ‘Integrated ecosystem management in Namibia through the national conservancy network’
  • Bi-annual monitoring reports auditing environmental performance of exploration activities (RPZC, B2Gold, Swakop Uranium, Okorusu Fluorspar, Namibia Rare Earth) - ongoing
  • Development and implementation of an environmental management plan for the Okorusu Fluorspar Mine, Namibia.
2000 - 2003 Environmental Scientist at eco.plan (Pty) Ltd.
During this period I conducted environmental assessments and developed environmental management plans for exploration and infrastructure projects. I further was involved in the project management, public participation processes and office administration.
1999 - 2000 University of Cape Town studying Environmental Science (MPhil degree)
1997 - 1999 Self employed, Contract Geologist Scientist
  • RC drilling supervision – Apatite Project / Monapo, Mozambique, subcontracted by GeoAfrica Prospecting Services (Pty.) Ltd.
  • Mapping and evaluation of possible talc deposits in Central Namibia, subcontracted by Dr. T. Smaley.
  • Involvement in the preliminary fact finding phase to conduct an EIA to upgrade the Cement Factory in Otjiwarongo, Namibia.
  • Several Desk Studies for Anglovaal Namibia (Pty) Ltd.
  • Various investigations of diamondiferous gravels of the northern bank of the Orange River.
  • Drilling Supervision in the Okavango Area for InterConsult Namibia (Pty) Ltd.
  • Organization of the Public Meeting for the ‘Proposed Klein Windhoek River Bridge and Upgrading of Mission Road.’
1995 - 1996 Project Assistant / Geologist at the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ)
  • Participation in a six-week training course at the (GTZ) Headquarter in Eschborn/Frankfurt. Focus of the training course was on project management, rural public participation appraisal and social development workshops.
  • Project Assistant to the GTZ-Adviser in the Ministry of Environment & Tourism. In cooperation with the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) the Chemical Residue Analysis – Kavango Region Project was conducted. The project assessed the environmental impacts of irrigation schemes along the Okavango River, special attention was given to the use of fertilisers and pesticides.
  • Project Assistant/Geologist in the Mineral Prospecting Promotion Project. This project was set up in cooperation with the Geological Survey of Namibia (GSN) and the Federal Institute for Geo-science and Natural Resources (BGR). The work comprised geophysical interpretation and detailed geological/geophysical ground follow-ups.
1994 – 1995 Contract Geologist
  • Supervision of construction sites and conduction of soil surveys to establish possible hydrocarbon-contamination (Germany).


  • Speiser A., Hein U.F. and Porada H. (1995). The Kansanshi Copper Mine (Solwezi Area, northwestern Zambia): Geology, wall rock alteration and fluid inclusions, in Pasava J. Kirbek B. and Zak K. eds., Mineral deposits: From their origin to their environmental impacts: Third Biennial Society for Geology Applied to Ore Deposits Meetings, Rotterdam, Balkema, p. 289 – 392.
  • Du Plessis P., Eberle D. and Speiser A. Chapter 1: Enabling Host: Southern Namibia. in Eberle D. (eds.) (1997). Promising Patterns. A new approach to the Mineral Potential of Southern Namibia.
  • Boonzaier A., Kuiper S. and Speiser A. (1999). Community Benefots from the Richterveld National Park: The Golden Road to the future? in IAIAsa 1999 Conference Proceedings.