Tom Alweendo (born 17 March 1958 in Omusheshe, Oshana Region) is a Namibian businessperson and politician who has been Minister of Mines and Energy since 2018.
He was born on the 17th of March 1958 in Omusheshe, Oshana Region. As of 2023, he is 65 years old and celebrates his birthday on March 17th every year.
Alweendo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom.
Alweendo was named to lead the National Planning Commission in 2010. Hage Geingob was approved as Minister of Economic Planning in charge of the National Planning Commission after he assumed office as President in March 2015.
In February 2018, Alweendo swapped places with Obeth Kandjoze as Minister of Mines and Energy in a Cabinet reshuffle.
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million which he has earned as a politician and businessman.