Manager Geology Mining, BHP, West Australian Iron Ore.
Mark is leading a high performing team that is building BHP a safer, smarter, better West Australian Iron Ore (WAIO). Together, he and his team are transforming the way work is done by mine geologists. They are leading innovation and continuous improvement, embracing value chain automation, and, empowering the planning and technical function. He is creating a culture of high performance by connecting people with vision and purpose, evaluating business strategy and measuring return on investment. He is leading inclusion and diversity in his workplace and continues to explore flexible work options for his people. His mining geology team is making a difference across the business scorecard.
Mark has 20 years of experience in a variety of mining companies and commodities including gold, metallurgical coal and iron ore. He has enjoyed frontline and leadership positions in the technical services from mine planning and production scheduling to exploration and mining geology. Mark has a Bachelor of Science with Honours (Economic Geology) from the University of New England, is an accredited Return on Investment (ROI) practitioner and holds certificates in mindful leadership and professional photography. He is also recipient of an international business excellence award (SAI Global) for professional services in the field of risk management, compliance and evaluation.