Babalwa Fatyi, an MSc (cum laude) graduate and member of the Institute of Directors -South Africa, is a registered Professional Natural Scientist, registered Auditor as well Managing Director of Myezo Environmental Management Services (Pty) Ltd (Myezo). Myezo is an advisory company, that provides services, cutting across various sectors and specialising in the mining sector. She has over 20 years of consulting experience in the application of integrated environmental management tools in the water sector amongst others. She was also part of industry experts who were selected to participate in the executive preparation programme, a collaboration between Mining Qualification Authority and academia. She shared her experience with the mining industry while employed as part of the team overseeing compliance with environmental and water obligation related to regulatory and business process operational requirements. She has cumulatively developed more than 50 strategic/management programmes, closure plans, sustainability reports and monitoring protocols which also focused on water demand management for the mining industry and has conducted audits for the same. She has co-authored publications in scientific journals and is an author of poetry books which promote sustainable means of unlocking the natural resource capital while we uphold coexistence principles. She has shared her sustainability insights at various scientific knowledge sharing platforms and is also spear-heading industry succession planning and unlocking human capital value through mentoring, as a founding director of a non-profit organisation dedicated to this conviction.