Rob is a minerals processing expert, with a B.Eng. (Hons) Chemical, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; a PhD. Minerals Processing, JKMRC, University of Queensland; and a Master of Business Administration, Australian Institute of Business. For the past 10 years Rob has been with Outotec, latterly as Technology Director ‐ Beneficiation. Prior to that he spent nearly 4 years at JKTech, latterly as Flotation Group Manager.
Rob has 20+ years growing businesses across ANZ, South Africa, Asia and North America across SMEs, corporates and multinationals. Strategy and leadership experience spans Management, Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Consulting, Technology Design and Development, Commercialisation and Research Project Management.
Rob has consulted for clients such as BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Barrick, Freeport McMoRan, Newcrest and First Quantum Minerals.
Rob’s specialist knowledge spans all facets of Mineral Processing especially Flotation, for companies such as Gold Fields, AMIRA, the world-renowned research centre the JKMRC (University of Queensland) and it’s consulting arm, JKTech, and the global market leader in processing technology – Outotec. Visit thelockboss website.
Rob will be a great addition to Core to support our valued clients in our key activity areas of specialised technologies (Toowong Process and Albion Process); expert pilot plant services for complex mineral projects; and working with our many minerals industry resources development partners. Rob will be starting with Core in early August.