Cédric Simonet
Akili Minerals Services Ltd (AMS)


Dr Cédric Simonet is an independent consultant in exploration and development of mineral resources. He holds a PhD in Geology and a University Diploma in Gemology. Dr Simonet has over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry, most of which in Kenya, Burundi, Mozambique and other African countries, as well as France. His experience covers a wide range of commodities including gold, base metals, rare metals, industrial minerals, colored gemstones, coal bed methane and geothermal energy. Dr Simonet is the immediate past Chairman of the Kenya Chamber of Mines, a Director of Akili Minerals Services Ltd - a mineral exploration services firm based in Nairobi - and a Director of Pinsapo Kenya Ltd, a company currently developing a gold project in Western Kenya.