Tiguidanke Camara, a former model turned mining entrepreneur, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tigui Mining Group (TMG) and Camara Diamond & Gold Trading Network (CDGTN).
A Guinean native, Mrs. Camara is one of the youngest women mining executives and one of the few women mine owners in Africa. A visionary and proactive businesswoman, she uses her entrepreneur background to pursue her objective of creating a conglomerate of natural resources and innovative technology companies.
Mrs. Camara firmly believes in the growing mineral resources industry as a main driver of economic development, especially those of African countries.
She leverages her relationships with communities, governments, and investors to promote sustainable business ventures as well as the next generation of women in the mining industry. Ms. Camara uses her knowledge and connections to identify economically viable opportunities and translates them into reality.
Mrs. Camara’s mineral resource companies specialize in Africa, with a particular emphasis on West Africa. They develop ambitious projects through strategic partnerships and alliances to play a crucial role in shaping the future of the region.
Mrs. Camara is an active advocate of women's presence and role in the development of the mining industry and a member of Women In Mining International (WIM).
Tiguidanke Camara has been on the cover of Forbes Afrique , Mining Decisions and Mining CSI. She has been featured in Jeune Afrique, Huffington Post, on CNN, CNBC Africa, to name a few. She has been a guest speaker at events such as Africa Mining Summit and the New York Forum for Africa.
Chairman & CEO