Mining and Metals

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We’ve developed industry best practices and created many of our own proprietary solutions to get our clients to the cutting edge – and keep them there.

Featured insights

We live in a volatile age. But there’s never been a better opportunity to reshape your actions and create a better world. Explore our thoughts on transformation and best practices in dynamic times.

To successfully shift to a renewable energy system that includes hydrogen, mining companies must undergo a holistic business transformation.

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Our 2023 African Mining Trends Report outlines our perspectives on the four main themes shaping the mining sector in Africa.

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Learn how mining companies can integrate ESG into their operating model, scale up change, improve ESG governance, and measure impact.

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In this article, we introduce the initial steps mining companies can take on their culture journey, based on a simple process.

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What are your goals?

Whether you are looking to revitalise your internal culture, build the capabilities of your leaders and teams, transform your operational effectiveness or make a positive impact on the environment, we’ll build a customised strategy and work side-by-side to implement it with you.

Meet the team

Explore the backgrounds and specialities of the experts who’ll be working with you.

Helder Santos
Global Industry Director: Mining and Metals
Helder brings over 20+ years of experience in value creation. He has worked and supported executive and management teams globally across a broad range of industries such as Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Mining & Metals, Agri-Business and Manufacturing.
Jaco Pieterse
EMEA Director: Mining & Metals
Jaco Pieterse is an expert in the mineral processing and smelting environment. He is a registered professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa.
Andrew Wilson
Asia-Pacific Director: Mining & Metals
Andrew is a mechanical engineer who has worked with power generation, transmission and distribution clients, as well as water utilities, and gas transmission and distribution. He specialises in process safety management and operational excellence.
Marcelo Fortes
Latin America Director: Mining & Metals
Marcelo brings over 30 years of consulting experience, with various leadership roles, such as key account lead, portfolio lead and industry lead. Marcelo has a reputation for creating high-performance teams and has a history of selling and delivering large transformational programs to clients in different industries.
Juliana Tarazona
South-East Asia Director: Mining & Metals
Juliana brings 18 years of experience across consulting & the mining sector, having worked for or advised some of the largest mining companies in the world. Seasoned in both operational and corporate roles, Juliana brings strategic clarity to cross-functional & group-wide complex business challenges by translating a vision into executable plans with tangible outcomes.
Iain Mulvey
Africa Director: Mining & Metals
Iain has extensive project management experience in optimisation programs over 30+ years within the Mining & Metals industry in Africa including capital, opex and line responsibilities. He is passionate about people, safety, asset management, operational excellence and collaboration with client teams to achieve their strategic objectives.
Dharmendra Singh
India Principal: Mining & Metals
Dharmendra brings over 23 years of industry experience. He has led business teams in strategic pursuits, including designing and implementing large transformation engagements across various industries including Metals & Mining, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Construction and Manufacturing.
Bradley Van-Staden
Australia/New Zealand Manager: Mining & Metals
Bradley has over twenty-five years of experience in manufacturing , mining and the oil and gas industries. He comes from a maintenance and engineering background. As a dss+ Senior Manager has worked with clients in Australia, PNG, Mongolia and throughout Africa. Bradley has led significant change projects that have delivered improved safety performance, as well as sustainable culture change. This has been achieved by implementing robust systems, developing the capability of the Leaders and improving the engagement with the workforce to understand and remove barriers.
Michael Lu
China Director: Mining & Metals
Michael has over 25 years of experience helping companies in Chemicals, Energy and Utilities industries transform their operations to improve efficiency, innovation and sustainability.