Head of Project – Gahcho Kué Project
Allan leads a multidisciplinary team focused on the safe and socially responsible development of the Gahcho Kué Mine situated in the Northwest Territories.
Allan has previously filled various production and project management roles within De Beers at Venetia Mine, Cullinan Diamond Mine, De Beers Canada Exploration (for the Gahcho Kué and Snap Lake projects) and within De Beers Group Services (Global Mining).
In his previous role in Global Mining as Senior Project Manager he led various projects at different stages of development in Angola, Botswana, Canada and South Africa. These projects included new mining projects, business optimization programs and the successful publication of the De Beers Group Standard for project development.
As a Professional Engineer of the Engineering Council of South Africa, Allan holds degrees in B.Sc. Chemical Engineering (summa cum laude) and a B.Comm in Financial Management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).