Tony Bessinger

Tony’s vast business and operational management knowledge is attained from leading an array of multi-disciplinary business units within the Diamond mining value chain. This includes his most recent Senior Management position at Namdeb as Lead of Town Transformation, prior this, as the Mine Manager for Elizabeth Bay Mine in Lüderitz and the Mining area 1 in Oranjemund, respectively. He achieved his international exposure and strong leadership qualities from experiences as the General Manager (acting) of Namgem Diamond Manufacturing, a diamond cutting and polishing firm in Okahandja, thereafter in 2001, he held a Plant Manager position at the Orapa Kimberlite pipe operations in Debswana Diamond Mines. Tony is currently appointed as the General Manager (acting) at OMDis.