JOHANNA LINUS

Johanna Linus

Committee Member

ABOUT

Johanna Linus is a Senior Geoscientist in the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Namibia where she plays a fundamental role in the formalization of artisanal and small-scale mining, as well as in the reviewing and updating of the minerals legislations. Before that, she worked as an exploration geologist for an international company exploring for base, rare, and precious metals in Namibia. She holds a Master of Laws in International Mineral Law and Policy from the University of Dundee. Johanna has a keen interest in the policy analysis of the mineral resources sector. Her research areas include impacts of responsible sourcing on artisanal and small-scale miners, maximizing tax benefits for minerals producing countries, and just transition in the value chains of minerals and metals needed for the transition to low carbon economies.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Artisanal and small-scale mining
  • Mineral law and policy¬†
  • Responsible sourcing
ORGANISATION

Ministry of Mines and Energy of Namibia

POSITION

Senior Geoscientist

SCIENTIFIC TRACKS

Value chains, sufficiency