CEO


Last Updated: 11th February 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Canada

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
65+

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English

Summary

A professional mining engineer with over 40 years in mining company management and project development in Africa, South America, North America and Asia involving diamonds, copper, cobalt, gold, PGMs, nickel, zinc, lead and bauxite combined with private equity experience.
I bring a strong international mining and project background (underground & open cast) with the ability to change organisations technically, operationally and culturally while maintaining or increasing production.

Education

Technical University of Nova Scotia
B. Eng. (Mining)

   Sep 1972
— Apr 1974

Dalhousie University
B. Sc. in Engineering

   Sep 1969
— Apr 1972

Experience

Heri Capital Corporation
CEO

   Oct 2018
— Current

Heri Capital Corporation was created to amalgamate the assets of Milost Global Inc. and Palewater Global Management, thereby creating a simplified wealth creation and investment vehicle.

Milost Global Inc.
Managing Partner & CEO

   Feb 2018
— Sep 2018

Milost Global, Inc. is an American Private Equity firm that is headquartered in New York City, with more than $25 billion in committed capital. Milost is at the intersection of creative investing and value creation. Milost is also a provider of alternative capital, mezzanine finance and alternative lending to a broad range of industries across the globe including Technology, Transport, Cannabis, Education, Distribution, Mining, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate, Alternative Energy and Infrastructure Development.

Milost Global Inc.
Managing Director - Mining

   Aug 2017
— Jan 2018

Milost Global, Inc. is an American Private Equity firm that is headquartered in New York City, with more than $25 billion in committed capital. Milost is at the intersection of creative investing and value creation. Milost is also a provider of alternative capital, mezzanine finance and alternative lending to a broad range of industries across the globe including Technology, Transport, Cannabis, Education, Distribution, Mining, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate, Alternative Energy and Infrastructure Development.

Mine Management Consulting
Consultant

   Sep 2015
— Jul 2017

Numerous assignments of a temporary nature

RioZim Limited
COO

   Apr 2014
— Aug 2015

RioZim operates the 25000 oz. per annum Renco gold mine and the Empress nickel refinery. In addition the Cam & Motor open pit gold mine was started in the 2nd quarter of 2015 and will ramp up to 47000 ounces per annum at full production over one year.

Mintails SA (Pty) Ltd
CEO

   Feb 2012
— May 2012

Mintails processes and recovers gold from surface tailings and subsurface reef resources which are present on the West Rand of South Africa’s historic Witwatersrand Basin.

Platinum Australia Ltd
COO

   Jan 2010
— Jun 2011

Platinum Australia operated the Smokey Hills Platinum Mine in South Africa which had a projected average annual production capacity of 95,000 ozs 4E PGM. In addition the Company had two PGM projects in South Africa and one project in Australia providing a pipeline of projects for potential development.

Katanga Mining Limited
Senior Vice President - Project Development & Technical Services

   Mar 2008
— Dec 2008

Katanga Mining Limited operates a large-scale copper-cobalt project with substantial high-grade mineral reserves and integrated metallurgical operations in the Kolwezi area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
In addition to the refurbishment of the existing plant, the project group had started construction of a new modular SX/EW having a LME Grade A Cu cathode capacity of 250000 tpa

Atlas Consolidated Mining & Development Corporation
Managing Director

   Aug 2006
— Aug 2007

Responsible for increasing the shareholder value of Atlas and making Atlas a prominent Cu/Au producer again. This included the restart of the Toledo Copper Mine (renamed the Carmen Copper Project)

Hindalco Industries Limited
COO - Mining Operations

   Apr 2005
— Jul 2006

Responsible for technical and operational excellence on all copper in Australia and bauxite mining operations in India.

Falconbridge Limited
Director - New Mine Projects

   Jan 2001
— Mar 2005

Responsible for the overall management of scoping studies, mining feasibility studies, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies on new mine projects. In addition the Director provided technical expertise on mining and mining projects regarding possible acquisitions and/or possible economic mineral deposits in Canada and internationally and provides advice to mining project groups within the operating divisions.

SouthernEra Resources Limited
Vice President - Operations

   Feb 1997
— Apr 2000

Created SouthernEra’s mining and treatment operations from an exploration base. This included the design and operation of the 100 tph and 50 tph DMS diamond treatment plants for the Marsfontein Joint Venture with De Beers, and the Klipspringer Leopard fissure system in South Africa, respectively.

Diamond Services Division, Anglo American Corporation
Senior Divisional Mining Engineer

   Jan 1996
— Feb 1997

Responsible for mining and safety and health matters on all De Beers’ diamond mines in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana as well as reviewing old and new prospects throughout the world.

Debswana Diamond Company
Assistant General Manager

   Oct 1990
— Jan 1996

Jwaneng Mine, one of the richest mines in the world, is an open cast diamond mine with a main treatment plant, recrush plant, recovery plant and an acidizing centre. The mine treated 8.1 million tonnes of kimberlite in 1995 to produce 10.5 million carats of diamonds.

De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited
Mine Superintendent - Kimberley Mines

   May 1987
— Sep 1990

In charge of all mining and underground engineering functions on the 4 underground mines and the dump retreatment section. In addition, this responsibility covered the environmental control, rock mechanics, planning and survey departments.

Western Areas Gold Mining Company Limited
Production Manager

   Feb 1986
— Apr 1987

Studied and introduced trackless mining across the gold and platinum divisions of JCI Group.

O'okiep Copper Company
Mine Manager

   Sep 1980
— Jan 1986

The O’okiep Copper Company produced 20,000 tonnes of blister copper in 1985 from 3 underground mines, 2 concentrators and a smelter. The three mines (Carolusberg, Hoits and Spektakel) produced 1.6 million tonnes of ore averaging 1.45% Cu. Total employees numbered 2,000.

Explosives Branch, Energy Mines & Resources - Gov't of Canada
Inspector of Explosives

   Sep 1977
— Jul 1980

One of a team of two administering the Explosives Act and Regulations in British Columbia and the Yukon.

Roan Consolidated Mines
Mining Engineer - Mufulira Mine

   Oct 1974
— Oct 1976

Progressed from a graduate mining engineer to a RBS Mine Captain.

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