Geert has been Mozambique Country Director for German graphite mining and processing company Graphit Kropfmuehl since 2012. His main focus currently is the rehabilitation and re-opening of the Ancuabe graphite mine in northern Mozambique. Geert is also an entrepreneur having cofounded a Mozambican legal consulting
firm, specializing in mining and real estate and a fire protection business, headquartered in Maputo. Geert has been living and working in Mozambique for over ten years. Before coming to Mozambique, Geert managed a Dutch/American R&D company focusing on high tech refrigeration technology. Geert graduated with a masters’ degree in Business Economics from the University of Groningen and holds an LL.M in Business Law from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.