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H.E Amina Benkhadra

General Director ONHYM

Amina Benkhadra is the General Director of ONHYM. Her career started in 1982 at the Mines Research and Participation Office (BRPM), where she held several positions of responsibility. In 1994, she was appointed director of mines at the Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water, and Environment and secretary of state in charge of mining sector development. She became director of BRPM in 1998 and subsequently general director of the National Office of Oil Research and Exploitation. In 2007, she was appointed Minister of Energy, Mines, Water, and Environment. She graduated in civil engineering and mining from École des Mines de Nancy and holds a doctorate in engineering sciences and mining technologies from École des Mines de Paris. She also holds a double degree in management from Columbia University.