A German trained and Certified Engineer with Multi-Advanced M.Eng. (Mining, Waste Disposal Tech & Geotechnics); and top HSE Professional with extensive leadership experience in major capital projects, health, safety and environment, risk management and key strategic initiatives that have contributed to industry leading programs. A strategic, integrative thinker and driver of results that has balanced corporate financial performance with operational, health, safety, sustainability and environmental integrity. Recognized for sustaining enhanced performance by collaborating and building trust with executive team, operations and project management, as well as regulators and government policy makers. Leverages broad systemic thinking experience, communication and problem solving skills and servant leadership ability to achieve corporate objectives.
A Professional with exceptional leadership experience in unique complexity of both Underground and Open Pit operations for both Contract & Self-perform mining in one exemplary setting. A PhD holder in Environment & Sustainable Development; is Ghana’s most celebrated HSE Professional – Five-time consecutive EPA, Mine Inspectors’ and two-time consecutive-run Chamber of Mines’ awards winner. Also, a Certified Manager (for Independent Work, HSE & Mines Management) with more than 20 years of both local and international professional experience in mining, petroleum, and manufacturing industries as well as industrial minerals and Health, Safety & Environment and Sustainable Development. A world-class Mine Closure Planning Expert with more than 15-year technical work and project management as well as Research and Development experience in Closure planning. A holder of International NEBOSH certificates in Health & Safety; Environmental Management; and Occupational Health & Hygiene. Also, holds certificate in Project Management; and PGD in Management Practice under Corporate Management Development Program (MDP) from UCT-Graduate School of Business, Cape Town.
Called to Serve as External industry Partner for Universities of Higher Learning and Collaborator with Research Institutes including Helmo University College, Belgium.
A member of SME. Chair of Ghana Chamber of Mines’ ENSOC; and Senior Member of Technical Committee.
A Governing Council Member of WAIMM