Augusto Eugenio Macuvele was born in Mozambique, in 1962. He received the M.Sc. degree in geology from the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, in 1987, and the Ph.D. degree in geology from the RWTH Aachen, Germany, in 1995.
In 1988, he joined the Department of Geology, University Eduardo Mondlane, as a Lecturer, and in 1990 became the Head of Department.
He has held technical and statutory positions at the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Namibia as Chief Geologist and Acting Mining Commissioner. From 2002 to 2009, he was a Consulting Geologist with Geomac Consulting.
He served as Managing Director for Deep South Mining (Pty) Limited and Mining Specialist for the Mining and Gas Technical Assistance Project (MAGTAP) funded by the World Bank, in 2010-2014 and 2014-2015, respectively.
Since August 2015, he has been the VP Exploration of the National Petroleum Institute (INP) of Mozambique