Metallurgical engineer specialized in environment, bilingual, with 25 years of experience in mining and heavy industries. His engineering background coupled with his management experience enables him to quickly assimilate information and adapt to various work environments. His 9 years work experience as expatriate in emerging African countries allowed him to enhance his human relations skills and his ability to adapt to different cultures. A leader with an analytical mind and good organizational skills who can efficiently complete major challenges.
Plan, organize and implement environmental activities for the mine, rail and port facilities. Oversees the environmental department so that the project is in compliance with the standards of Emirates Global Alumina (EGA) and the IFC Performance Standards (International Finance Corporation).
Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, responsible for advising corporate management on environmental issues, and directing and assisting mining and milling operations in order to minimize environmental risks. Working as expatriate with rotations at the three SEMAFO’s mines in West Africa (Niger, Burkina Faso and Guinea)