Alexander Mensa Hagan is currently the Technical Services Direcftor at SOMITA SA in Burkina Faso. Prior to this, he was the Mining Operations Manager and Deputy General Manager for Banro Corporation (Twangiza Mine - DRC).

Alex has over 18 years of professional experience in the mining industry, spamming from Exploration through mine operations to senior management roles His previous professional experience includes Technical Services and Mining Manager at Avocet Mining Plc. in Burkina Faso and Group Geology Manager for Golden Star Resources in Ghana. 

During these years, his focus and expertise has been in Sampling techniques, Resource Evaluation, Mine to Mill Reconciliation, Process and Systems Improvements and Efficiency Deliverables leading to significant cost savings and high ROI. He normally organises Ore Dilution workshops for Mines. One of the achievements has been improving the Mine to Mill reconciliation of a mine from -9% to +6% within a year. 

He completed his BSc. Geology (Hons) at University of Ghana in 1996 and holds Certified International Project Management (CIPM) Certificate and also a Member of AusIMM and CIM.

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