March 1998 to Present
Works as a private consultant after retiring from the Anglo American Corporation in 1998.
July 1996 to March 1998
New Targets Exploration Manager, Johannesburg with special responsibility
for all negotiations with the Angolan Government for exploration licences. Licences
granted in June1997. Exploration program commenced in August and drilling in
October made the first reported massive sulphide intersection in Angola. An
intersection of nickel, copper PGM mineralisation in olivine gabbros of the southern
Angolan Anorthosite Cunene complex.
1993 to June 1996
New Targets Exploration Manager, Johannesburg with responsibility for identifying
new projects in Africa and preliminary geological evaluation of all new offers to the
Company. Management responsibility for budgets and exploration programs in
Burkina Faso, Niger, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.
1990 to 1993
New Targets Exploration Manager, Johannesburg responsible for:
1: Head Office input and management of budgets and exploration programs in
Turkey, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland and Australia. Carles, El Valle and Boinas gold
and copper deposits in the Rio Narcea area of northern Spain were evaluated.
2: Identifying and evaluating new exploration projects in Europe, Africa, Asia and
1984 to 1989
Regional Exploration Manager Transvaal Office with responsibility for planning and
managing all base metal exploration in the region, which during this period was
enlarged to include responsibility for part of the Cape Province, Natal and the Orange
Free State . The Uitkomst, bushveld-type massive nickel, copper, pgm sulphide
deposit and the bushveld chromite deposits at Rustenburg and Spitskop were
1977 to 1983
Regional Exploration Manager Kimberley Office with responsibility for planning and
managing all base metal exploration in the region. The Revilo zinc, lead deposit was
discovered and the Middleplaats manganese deposit geological evaluation was carried
out by the Regional Office.
1973 to 1976
Chief Geologist Angola with responsibility for all aspects of exploration in the
country. Evaluation of the Kraj molybdenum prospect in Iran
1970 to 1973
District Geologist Zambia with responsibility for preparing and managing exploration
programs, including the identification and evaluation of the Munali gabbro hosted
nickel, copper, pgm massive sulphide deposit.
Deputy Chief Geologist Rhokana Mines, Zambia responsible for underground and
open pit geological mapping, grade control, and the water protection program at
South Orebody, Rhokana, Mindola and Bwana Mkubwa.
1964 to 1968
Senior Field Geologist in Zambia responsible for planning and managing grassroots geochemical, geophysical, mapping and drilling programs in Zambia and evaluation
of the Alto Zambezi Copper belt type prospect in Angola.
1959 to 1964
Phd in Natural Science (Geology) University of London, (Geology of the Himalayan
Syntaxis Swat northern Pakistan, the location of the exposure of the Main Mantle
Thrust). Field work carried out whilst based at the University of Lahore, Pakistan.
1956 to 1959
BSc Geology Honours Kings College University of London. 1958 summer vacation
as underground sampler at Falconbridge Nickel mine, Ontario.