Tech Tip Videos from Snowden Optiro

Our team of experts have compiled a series of informative videos to share their technical knowledge and industry insights, gained over years of experience working in the mining industry, to assist users in getting the most out of the software.

You can subscribe to these videos on our YouTube channel here.

These Tech Tips have been brought to you by Snowden Optiro’s Principal Consultant and Reconcilor Product Owner Rayleen Hargreaves, Executive Consultant Ian Glacken, EMEAA Head of Advisory Matt Mullins, and Geology Principal Consultant Julian Aldridge.

You can read more about them below.

Principal Consultant and Reconcilor Product Owner Rayleen Hargreaves

BSc (Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry), MAusIMM

Rayleen is a highly experienced mining geologist, with over 25 years of expertise in the resource industry.

She has been actively involved with the onsite implementation and administration of Reconcilor for the past 15 years and has developed a deep understanding of mine site reconciliation.

Leveraging her extensive domain knowledge, Rayleen serves as the Product Owner of Reconcilor, leading the Research and Development team and ensuring that the software’s features and functionality meet the needs of key stakeholders.

She has published numerous white papers on mine reconciliation and is a frequent speaker on the Fresh Thinking by Snowden Optiro podcasts and Tech Tips videos.

Contact Rayleen here.

Executive Consultant Ian Glacken

BSc (Hons) (Geology), MSc(Mining Geology), DIC, MSc(Geostatistics), Grad Dip Computing, FAusIMM(CP), FAIG, MIMMM, CEng

Ian is a highly qualified geologist, with postgraduate credentials in geostatistics, mining geology, and computing.

He has over 35 years of extensive experience in the mining industry, having worked on projects worldwide.

His expertise includes resource evaluation, due diligence reviews, public reporting, training and mentoring, quantitative risk assessment, strategic advice, geostatistics, reconciliation, project management, statutory and competent persons’ reporting, and mining geology studies.

With a strong mining production background, Ian is a regular auditor for some of the world’s largest mining companies.

Contact Ian here.

EMEAA Head of Advisory Matt Mullins

BSc (Hons) (Geology) FGL, FGSSA, FAusIMM, FSAIMM

Matt is a highly experienced professional in the mining industry, with a focus on creating value for resource companies through resource optimization, project development, business improvement, and value-adding transactions.

He possesses a strong geological and mine planning background and has a proven track record in resource and project development, business improvement, mergers and acquisitions, capital project governance, and senior management.

Prior to joining Snowden, Matt held senior leadership roles with ArcelorMittal, BHP, and Barrick.

Contact Matt here.

Geology Principal Consultant Julian Aldridge

MSc Mining Geology (MCSM), MESci (Oxon), CGeol, FGS

Julian is a highly experienced geologist with over 17 years of expertise in resource assessment, mineral exploration, and project management of projects at all stages, from grassroots to feasibility.

He possesses a strong skill set in 3D modelling, resource assessment, QA/QC assessment, and data/statistical analysis.

He holds the professional designation of Chartered Geologist (CGeol) from the Geological Society of London, is a Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (MIMMM) and has experience acting as a Competent Person/Qualified Person.

Prior to working as a consultant, he spent a decade as an exploration geologist, managing drill programs, overseeing geochemical sampling, and conducting geophysical programs in multiple countries.

Julian has an exceptional practical knowledge of modern mapping, sampling, and analysis techniques and has spent time working on remote sites and communicating with diverse cultures, which has honed his ability to analyze and interpret data. He also has expert knowledge of genetic and descriptive metallogenic models.

Contact Julian here.

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