Ziwase Ndhlovu is Zambian and holds an MEng (Hons) in Bio- Chemical Engineering from the University of Bath. She is currently working for an MSc in Petroleum Engineering at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. Ziwase has already garnered a broad range of experience analysing oil and gas assets not only in Africa but also in Australia, South East Asia and Latin America. She has worked as an oil and gas analyst for Chevron Sasol and Sasol Petroleum International, the South African mining, energy, chemicals and synthetic fuels group. Her work has included benchmarking studies for different assets in the portfolio, reviewing operability and profitability of assets, production lifecycles, additional spend profiles and partnerships viability. She has worked on various oil and gas contracts including joint operating agreements, sale and purchase agreements. Ziwase has also arranged and negotiated crude sales and purchase agreements for West African crude, and advised on the commercial terms of contracts relating to monthly ‘liftings’ of over US$30 million a month.