Board of Directors

  • Manga Mugwe (Chairman)-back and white


  • Manga Mugwe


    Manga Mugwe is the founder and chairman of Mayfox Mining Company Limited since 2008. He has achieved the recognition of a highly experienced and independent chairman across several sectors. His breadth of experience lies in manufacturing, telecommunications, large scale agriculture, energy, media, insurance and real estate in Eastern Africa. He has served in various parastatal boards e.g. Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Kenya National Trading Company (KNTC), Sports Stadia Management Board of Kenya and also in public company boards e.g. Jubilee Insurance Company.  He has also served as the chairman of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), in view of being an industrialist – Morris & Co. Ltd (for Steel).

  • Bugingo Paul (Director)-back and white


  • Paul Bugingo


    LLB. Hons (Law)

    Paul Bugingo has been a director of the board at Mayfox Mining Company Limited since 2014. Paul is a partner at the international law firm Simmons & Simmons where he is based in Dubai and is a co-chair of the firm’s Africa practice. He has advised Governments, Utilities, Regulators and private companies on energy & infrastructure projects across Africa, including in South Africa, Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Rwanda, Lesotho and South Sudan. Prior to Simmons & Simmons Paul was a Partner at Denton’s law firm where he joined the Energy Infrastructure & Project Finance department in 1998 and served as Relationship Chair of Denton’s Africa Steering Committee, formulating and implementing the firm’s strategy for Africa.

  • Wagner Eleuteri (Director) -black and white


  • Wagner Eleuteri


    BSc. Hons (International Relations), GIA

    Wagner Eleuteri has been a Director of the Board at Mayfox Mining Company Limited since 2012. His academic background includes studies at the London School of Economics (International Relations BSc) and at the Gemological Institute of America (Graduate Gemologist). After significant experiences in the precious metals and gems sectors in India and the United States, he moved to Italy to run the Carlo Eleuteri firm, a prestigious and globally renowned entity in the field of high-end vintage jewellery. Here, he has operated as Managing Director, being chiefly exposed to responsibilities in the Procurement, Sales, and Public Relations divisions.

  • Tommaso Picciotto (Director)-black and white


  • Tommaso Picciotto


    BA. Hons (Econ), MSc (Comparative Politics)

    Tommaso Picciotto has been a Director of the Board at Mayfox Mining Company Limited since 2012. His academic background includes Philosophy and Economics (BA at University College London) and Comparative Politics (MSc at the London School of Economics). He gained his main professional experience at the management consulting firm Bain & Company. His involvement has ranged from projects in the field of traditional and renewable energy to others in the financial sector, though he specialized primarily with the exploration and production of energy commodities, for which he personally followed initiatives of enhanced project management, optimized procurement, and integrated commodity trading.

  • Mugwe Manga (Commercial Director)-back and white


  • Mugwe Manga

    Commercial Director

    BA. Hons (Econ), MIB

    Mugwe Manga is a co-founder of Mayfox Mining Company Limited and has served as commercial director since 2012. He manages the company’s business development strategy and has been integrally involved in the implementation of its mineral exploration programs. After having completed his IB diploma from the prestigious Sevenoaks School (UK), he garnered a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Nottingham and a Masters in International Business (MIB) from Grenoble École de Management. He has gained experience in the banking industry working at Goldman Sachs International, London under the Private Wealth Management division specializing in institutional portfolios. He has gained over 9 years’ experience working in Kenya, where he sits on various boards including The MbuguaRosemary Foundation, Olsuswa Energy Limited one of Kenya’s leading geothermal energy corporations and on both boards of ICEA Lion Life Assurance and ICEA Lion General Insurance both part of the ICEA Lion Group. Mugwe is also an alumni of the Swedish Institute Management Program (SIMP).