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Joseph Siba Dopavogui

Conakry Guinea

Professional situation

Interested in receiving recruitment information

Professional aspiration

Country Manager
From 11 to 20 years
Desired salary
Between 28 k and 35 k€
Type of contract
Temporary contract
- Guinea
- Freelance consultant
- Managing Director
- NGOs
- Non-profit and public service
- Real estate and property services
- Academic research and R&D


Exploration Geologist with over 10 years working experience in private and public mining sectors. Skilled in exploration techniques, Ore deposits, mineral projects management and economics, mineral administration, mining environmental impacts assessment and mitigation measures implementation, mine reclamation and remediation, community involvement and engagement with an MSc in Exploration Geology from Rhodes University in South Africa (2015); Geological engineer from ISMGB (Guinea) in 2005. I am an IREX US Community Solution Program Fellow; an alumina of the School of Public Policy and the Columbia University’s Sustainable Investment with the Natural Resources Governance Institute (NRGI)’s Natural Resources Governance and Sustainable Development joined 2017 MOCC and Budapest (Hungary) courses. I am also an alumina of the 2018 ITEC Programme in Operations Management of the International Management Institute (IMI) funded by the Indian Government. I am an OKP Fellow of 20119 and 2020 rounds.

Professional experiences

Deputy director general

Ministry of Mines and Geology , Conakry - Permanent contract

From July 2016 to Today

Design strategic plan for the revival of the Geo-services.
 Initiate and prepare the draft Presidential Decree on the authorization, supervision and control
of geotechnical and hydrogeology activities in the Republic of Guinea.
 Initiate and support the implementation of the geotechnical and hydrogeology national
database of the Republic of Guinea.
 Initiate and develop operational projects for the Geo-services, including establishment of
Groundwater quality and quantity monitoring system in country mining areas.

Co founder

Diani GeoConsulting Sarl , Conakry - Others

From February 2018 to Today

Additionals trainings


IHE UNESCO DELFT INSTITUTE - Groundwater Data Collection and Interpretation

2018 à 2019


IHE UNESCO DELFT INSTITUTE - Groundwater Resources and Treatment

2019 à 2020


Association Mines Sans Pauvrete (AMSP)

President - Founder


NL – UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education – 2019


Français - Fluent

Anglais - Technical


Mineral Exploration
Perform English translation of exploration field reports from French.  Conduct exploration strategies and techniques definition.  Prepare exploration monthly and annual reports.  Prepare tenement report ranging from permit application, renewal and reli
Environmental and social assessment
Mineral administration and permitting.  Independent review of mining environmental impact assessment.  Exploration and mining plan of operations review.  Mineral potential examination reporting.  Mine reclamation plan review.  Bonds review and reclam
Community engagement
Principal initiator and founder of a non-profit organization committed to promote sustainable mining in the Republic of Guinea.  Draft organization legal status and regulations according to the country non-for-profit organization regulations and directiv


  • Mining and energy projects environmental and social impacts assessments
  • community involvement in mining and energy projects impacts studies.