Bernard has worked on a number of major mining and mineral processing projects holding roles in multi-disciplinary teams as Lead Mechanical Engineer and Engineering Manager. His project portfolio ranges from tier-1 mining clients (BHP, Rio Tinto, FMG, AngloGold Ashanti, Alcoa), to fast-tracked and low cost projects for junior miners. His experience covers a range of commodities including bauxite, alumina, mineral sands, lithium, gold, iron ore and urea working with major engineering companies.
Bernard has experience in planning and coordination of full project life cycle delivery including studies from concept through to feasibility levels, detailed process design, plant commissioning and operational ramp-up.
Besides strong design experience, Bernard has demonstrated excellent leadership skills with engineers and designers and in project planning and execution roles.