Department Executive Advisory

Tarrant Elkington

Tarrant Elkington is Snowden Optiro’s Executive General Manager. He has more than 16 years of mine consulting experience specialising in mine optimisation and M&A Due Diligence. Tarrant specialised in mining strategy selection, early stage scoping studies, project management, and providing…

Mark Drabble

Mark Drabble is a geologist with more than 32 years’ experience in due diligence studies, Mineral Resource audits, underground and open pit production, resource development, resource estimation, consulting and geological management at operational and corporate levels. Mark has extensive experience…

Ian Glacken

Ian Glacken, Executive Consultant from Geology Advisory

Ian Glacken, is an Executive Consultant with our Geology Advisory services. He is a geologist with postgraduate qualifications in geostatistics, mining geology and computing who has more than 36 years of worldwide experience in the mining industry. Following 16 years…

Andrew Grubb

Andrew is a mining engineer with more than 40 years of diversified experience in the West Australian and International mining industry, including 10 years as operating/technical superintendent, 10 years as operations/general manager and 15 months at managing director level. Areas…

Paul Blackney

Paul is a geologist with more than 37 years of technical and operational experience. He has worked as a consultant in resource geology for over 30 years. Paul’s skills include resource evaluation, technical audits and reviews, geostatistics, reconciliation, grade control,…

Alessandro Silva

Alessandro Silva is Snowden Optiro’s Head of Advisory for the Americas. He is a geologist with MSc qualifications in geostatistics, resource evaluation and metallogeny. He has more than 21 years’ international experience in the mining industry working in operations and…

Mark Warren

Mark is an Executive Consultant with our Corporate services. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer with more than 35 years’ international industry experience across a range of sectors with particular focus on the global mining industry. His experience includes Board,…