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28-30 June 2022

BIOGRAPHY

Education: MSc Mining Eng (Camborne School of Mines, UK). 

Work experience:

  • 1995 – 2005: Boskalis Int’l Dredging involved in various Marine and Civil Engineering projects worldwide (UK, Singapore, British Guyana, Trinidad, Panama) in the capacity of Project Manager.
  • 2005 – 2010: BHP Billiton in capacity of Project Manager and Mine Manager in Suriname
  • 2010 – 2014: Alcoa Brazil in capacity of Mining Manager Latin America and Caribbean Region
  • 2014 – 2015: Guinea Alumina Company (Part of Emirates Global Alumina) in Guinea for port construction bauxite export facilities – serious delays experienced due to the Ebola outbreak
  • 2015 – 2018: Newmont Suriname in capacity of Assistant Mine Manager and setting up  Newmont Community Projects Foundation
  • 2018 – 2020: Staatsolie Company Suriname in capacity of Manager Projects Upstream
  • 2020 – present: Surmac as President and Dealer Principal  CAT managing the Dealership to serve  large mining customers Iamgold, Newmont, Staatsolie O&G and Energy, Maritime authority, Building & Construction, etc.
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