Dr Adama Sungare


Dr. Adama SANGARE holds a Master’s degree in Geosciences and Natural Resources, and a Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development obtained at the Dhar El Mehraz Faculty of Sciences of the Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University of Fez, Morocco. He began his career as a mining geologist at the Loulo mine in Mali before continuing as an exploration geologist. He has worked mainly on the Birrimian terrains of the West African Craton in Mali, Senegal, Guinea, and Burkina Faso. Currently, he holds the position of Exploration Manager for IAMGOLD Corporation in Mali. His research has focused on Birimian greenstone belts and gold mineralization associated with the Eburnean orogeny. Since 2017, Adama has been a member of the Council of the Society of African Geological and was appointed at the 2023 Congress in Windhoek, Namibia, Secretary General of the Society.