Department Mining Advisory

Doug Turnbull

Doug is a Mining Engineer and Associate Principal Consultant with Snowden Optiro. He started his career at Teutonic Bore underground copper/zinc sublevel open stope mine in Western Australia in 1980 as a longhole production driller. Doug has worked in many…

Fabrício Aragaki Carvalho

Fabrício is a Mining Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the mineral industry. He is a Principal Consultant based in our Brazil office. Fabrício is specialized in surface and underground mining and have conducted numerous studies for…

Gordon Webb

Gordon is a professional Mining Engineer with more than 12 years of experience. Specializing in open pit mining including mine optimization, design, scheduling, costing, project evaluation and public disclosures (NI 43-101 and S-K 1300).  He also has experience including block…

Phil Morriss

Phil has more than 46 years of experience in open pit mining, including: 25 years of large open pit precious and base metals operations with Rio, BHP Billiton and Placer Dome in a range of technical and managerial roles in…

Danny Tolmer

Danny is Snowden Optiro’s North American Regional Manager.  He has more than 19 years of mine operational and consulting experience specialising in both open pit and underground mine optimisation.  He has experience in project economic evaluation, open pit drill and…

Pedro Ladeira

Pedro is a Senior Consultant – Mining Studies. He has more than twelve years of mining experience: specialising in pit and stope optimization, scheduling, mining strategy selection and design.  He has been involved in studies across commodities including Iron ore,…

Matthew Cotterell

Matthew is a mining engineer with more than 25 years’ surface mining industry experience, with almost 20 years in a consulting role. Since joining Snowden, now Snowden Optiro, he has worked on numerous studies from scoping to feasibility level standard…

Allan Earl

Allan Earl, Executive Consultant from Executive Advisory Department, Snowden Optiro

Allan Earl, is an Executive Consultant in the Mining Advisory division. Allan has more than 40 years’ mining experience in open pit and underground gold and base metals operating mines and consulting. More recently Allan has been involved in lithium…

Tarrant Elkington

Tarrant Elkington, Snowden Optiro's Executive General Manager

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…

Hamish Guthrie

Hamish is the Managing Consultant of Snowden Optiro’s Mining services. He has more than 25 years of mining experience with a focus on underground and open pit metalliferous mining. His experience covers many mining engineering roles in the mining industry…