General Manager in DR Congo
  • Bilingual role (English/French) for Anglogold Ashanti in Mongbwalu

  • Managed budget of US$25 million and workforce of over 600 (3%) expat

  • Ran Brownfields, Greenfields and PFS operations on time and on budget

  • Managed stakeholder relationship with local community

  • Reviewed human resource structures and set up training of workforce

  • Set up SHE functions and ISOS dispensary on site

  • Restructured accommodation and catering on site

Placer Mining in Ecuador
  • Prospection of concession area
  • Exploration of deposit
  • Finance and construction of machinery
  • Production
  • Environmental Management
  • Training and HR
Iron Ore in Guinea
  • Trilingual contract role (French, Portuguese and English)

  • Iron ore evaluation activities for SMFG Nimba project

  • Reporting, updating and supervision of 25,000 metre drilling programme

  • Mentoring and training of local geological team

  • Managing QAQC of sampling

  • Supervise and assist in managing drilling contractors

  • Writing technical reports, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports

  • Reporting to, and ran operations in absence, of Operations Manager

Alluvial Diamonds in Angola
  • Bilingual English/Portuguese role

  • Acted as interim alluvial production manager at Lucapa Mine.

  • Set up exploration project at Calonda Mine including planning the systems, security and delivery of the material.  Training of staff in the new systems

  • Analysed new projects and made recommendations to MD on their suitability

Exploration Manager in Ecuador

  • Bilingual role English/Spanish

  • Increased Dynasty Goldfields project resource by 1.2M ounces gold in 2007,

  • 9750 metres diamond drilling, also trenching and outcrop sampling.

  • Planned drilling and resource calculation in Dynasty Goldfields for 43-101 report.

  • Led staff of about 70-80 including 12 geologists and 4 drill teams.

  • Increasing known area for two new deposits in Southern Ecuador

  • Review and planning of budgets for exploration projects in greenfield areas

  • Wrote reports and material for annual reports and website updates

  • Technical content of press releases & prepared presentations and literature

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