Who We Are

Ndapwilapo Selma Shimutwikeni

– Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Ndapwilapo Selma Shimutwikeni is a natural resources law and policy expert who maximizes value by providing crucial advice to leaders on strategy, partnerships, ESG and international trade. As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RichAfrica Consultancy, she transforms natural resources potential into actionable sustainable developments.

Ms Shimutwikeni is a non-executive director on the Board of Namib Desert Diamonds, a leading African diamond marketing and sales company with a global reach. She has extensive experience in the energy sector, having reviewed the White Paper on Energy and drafted the National Energy Policy for the Namibian government. She is a champion of sustainability and has led transformative thought leadership platforms with partners such as Shell, African Energy Chamber, ExxonMobil, Tullow Oil, Chevron, BP, Afreximbank, Total Energies, BP & Rand Merchant Bank, most notably via the Namibian International Energy Conference which she has been curating and organising for over 10 years. Ms Shimutwikeni has also collaborated with the
International Telecommunications Union and European Commission as a co-author of Namibia’s Cybercrime Bill.

An LLM graduate in International Trade Law from Leeds University, Ms Shimutwikeni also holds an LLM in Mineral Law and Policy from the Centre for Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy at Dundee University. Selma, as she is known, is a published thought leader and has completed globally accredited board training programmes. Her passion for knowledge sharing has led her to participate in several speaking engagements on natural resources, energy, and leadership. With her extensive experience and
academic qualifications, Selma has adapted to match every professional challenge that she has faced. She excels in relationship building and problem solving, turning impactful ideas into reality with her rich experience and qualifications.

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