Chief Geologist, Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited
Daniel Howe has over 17 years of mining experience focused around the eastern goldfields of Western Australia. After completing a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Geoscience and Geology at the Queensland University of Technology which included 12 months practical experience with Western Mining Corporation, he moved to Perth to complete his Honours degree at The University of Western Australia. His career began in the Open Pit operations at St Ives in Kambalda, before broadening his skills at the Silver Swan underground nickel mine. Daniel returned to the St Ives Open Pits as the senior geologist and later went on to help start the Athena Underground mine. In 2011, Daniel joined Saracen as the Resource Development Manager and shortly after became the Group Geology Manger – Mining and Resources. He has been in his current role of Chief Geologist for the past five years. He is a member of the AusIMM and the AIG.