Madimetja Solomon Lephoto is a Johannesburg-based Consultant Exploration Geophysicist and founder of Alectrona Consulting.
He currently serves on the board of Sterkspruit Aggregates – A Joint Venture with Natal Portland Cement; Also serves on the boards of Ricocure and Sezigyn Oil and Gas exploration companies – majority black-owned and managed companies with licenses to explore offshore West Coast of South Africa.
He graduated from University of Pretoria with BSc and BSc Honours in Exploration Geophysics and a Masters in Petroleum Geophysics from the University of Houston.
He worked in projects in mining, oil and gas across Africa and researched on electromagnetic data integration with seismic data while working for KMS Technologies in Cologne Germany. He was also the Vice-president of the South African Geophysical Association (Western Cape Branch, 2008)
He is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the South African Geophysical Association (SAGA), the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE), the registered practitioner of Geophysics under SACNASP and South African Scrabble Association.
In 2010, he was selected among the Brightest Young Minds in South Africa. An adventurous traveller, adrenalin junkie and an avid scrabble player having represented South Africa at several international tournaments.