David is a Director in mining consulting with KPMG, with 35 years of diverse experience in the mining industry across gold, base metals, coal, diamonds and iron ore, in both open pit and underground operations. David’s most recent executive roles were as Chief Operating Officer, St Barbara Ltd, and Managing Director, Rio Tinto (Argyle Diamonds and Rio Tinto Iron Ore).
His consulting engagements have included expert panel reviews, operational improvement projects and management systems upgrade projects for mature operating mines. He has also undertaken operational readiness and systems design engagements for pre-start-up and transitional mines, both in Australia and overseas.
David is a past Deputy Chairman and now Honorary Fellow of Leadership WA, a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, President of Rowing WA and a Director of St Catherine College (University of Western Australia).
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