Luke Mahony is Head of Geology, Mine Engineering, Geotechnical and Technology & Innovation, for Vale’s Global Base Metals business. Prior to moving to Canada, Luke headed up the Planning & Engineering teams for Vale’s Coal Business based in Mozambique for 5 years. Prior to working for...

Michael Lewis is General Manager Technology Interoperability at Komatsu based in Tucson, Arizona, USA. He is responsible for setting and aligning mining technology and autonomy strategy and development priorities across Komatsu group OEMs and OTMs. Prior to joining Komatsu in early 2019, he worked for...

Cody Ryckman, Creativity and Innovation Lead for Stantec’s mining business line, is a committed leader with field, technical, and management experience in mining, oil and gas, and civil earthwork projects. He also fulfills the role of Manager of Operations Support for Stantec’s Western Canada Mining...

Mr. Jeff Hamilton, Senior Director, Brand Strategy & Alliances for Dassault Systèmes GEOVIA is responsible for the Brand’s strategy. In addition, he manages the alliances including merges & acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Jeff has extensive experience in technology including GNSS positioning, wireless communications, machine control/guidance, and...

Jon lives a philosophy of building relationships by caring about his clients’ business and success. As an advocate for mine safety and incident prevention through design, Jon has dedicated his career to improving mine operations all over the world. Today, Jon oversees a technical staff...

Matt is an accomplished management, engineering, and project management professional within the resource sector, with specific skills in asset management, processing, maintenance, systems integration, surface infrastructure and rail operations. He has demonstrated leadership in transformational change, technical management, continuous improvement, quality and logistics and health...

Richard is the North American Technical Services Excellence Director for Orica. His role is to provide technical leadership and guidance to the Commercial and Operations functions, striving to add value to Orica’s customers through the safe and efficient use of explosives. This involves extensive travel...

Ian Dover spent his early career as a process metallurgist in international copper mining and integrated aluminium corporations in Australia, Canada and Norway. He transitioned to manufacturing after      completing his PhD in metallurgical process improvement using mathematical modelling and expert systems in an Australian steel...

Liv is a chartered geologist with almost 20 years’ experience in the extractives industries, supported by an MSc in Mineral Project Appraisal from Imperial College; a BSc (Hons) in Geology from Durham University; and an Executive Course in Behavioural Science from London School of Economics...

Mark has been active in the mining business for nearly 40 years and is a Professional Engineer in British Columbia, graduating from Camborne School of Mines (UK) in 1981 with an ACSM and BSc (Mining Engineering). In 1983 he completed a MSc (Mining Engineering) at...

Helius started his professional career in 1987 in a start-up company as a technical lead supporting commercial and implementation of an in-house developed Computer Aided Design software for engineering, mining, utilities and government agencies. At this start-up company he also developed an accounting system which...

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