Managing Director, Lucara Botswana
Naseem Lahri is a well-rounded accomplished professional accountant with 21 years' experience, with more than 17 years' experience in the mining industry with a Masters in Strategic Management (BCOM, FCCA), including 10 years within Corporate Finance at Debswana at a senior management level. She has participated in large scale strategic projects such as Morupule expansion, Orapa Turbines, Secure transfer facility, Cut 8 and the Shared Services implementation.
Naseem has served as a board member in the Debswana Pension Fund, Botswana Accountancy College and Pula Medical Aid, and has been recently appointed as a board member at First National Bank Botswana rated the best bank in the country.
Naseem has served as Lucara Botswana's CFO and Director since March 2013, responsible for Finance, Administration and Security. In May 2018 she was promoted to Managing Director, being the first woman and the first Motswana woman to serve in this capacity for a diamond mining company in Botswana.