Dolly Masilela

Dolly Masilela

Chairperson: COALSAFE Committee

SACMA Council Member

Dolly Masilela is a self-driven and talented Mining Engineer, currently appointed as a Mining Superintendent (2.6.1 MHSA Appointee) at Grootegeluk, Exxaro Resources. She has over 12 years’ experience in underground and opencast mining; experience and knowledge in Production, Technical Services (Mine Planning) and Fleet Management (Optimization). Her strong leadership skills have enabled her to successfully lead diverse teams, serve as a leader, and create a positive impact.

She  holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mining Engineering , Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Industrial Engineering, both from the University of Pretoria, and a Mine Managers Certificate of Competency (Coal). The need and desire to develop and grow as a leader led to successful completion of the Programme for Management Development at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in 2017, Senior Leaders Development Programme at Wits Business School in 2019, Leadership in the Connection Economy through the University of the North West in 2021 and Developing Women Leaders in February 2023 through the Graduate School of Business – University of Cape Town.

She currently serves as a Council Member of the South African Colliery Managers Association (SACMA), a professional body for Managers across the coal industry. Dolly currently holds the COALSAFE portfolio and serves as the Chairperson of the committee.