We know natural resources

Proven performance. Depth of experience. Integrity in delivery.

We have an exceptional team of people with excellent interpersonal skills, technical capability and strong industry knowledge. Our experience is our foundation and nothing motivates our people more than the opportunity to apply this experience in an innovative way to meet the challenges of our clients. We believe strongly in the professional satisfaction that comes from a successful project and the personal fulfilment from learning and developing lasting relationships through the work we do.

Executive Team & Service Line Leadership

The BEDROCK mg team comprises Resource Industry domain experts, Senior Business Leaders and IT&C professionals who have a proven record of success with global companies and tier 1 consulting firms. 

Peter Blecher
Founder and Managing Principal
Victoria (Head Office)

Backed by 30 years of IT experience spanning Tier 1 Corporates, Management Consulting, Software Development start-ups and Academic Research, Peter has held advisory and strategy leadership roles for various divisions of BHPB, MMG, BMA Coal and Coles Myer Ltd. Peter… Read more

Wally Richards
Founder and Managing Partner ( African Operations), Mining Processes Practice Lead
South Africa

Wally is a Founder and the Managing Principal (African Operations). A mining engineer by training with an Msc Mining Eng. (University of the Witwatersrand – SA), Wally has extensive experience in the field of mineral asset optimisation across the mining… Read more

Chris Mahoney
Principal and Processing Systems Practice Lead

Chris is the BEDROCKmg Processing Systems Practice Lead and a member of the BEDROCKmg leadership team since 2003. Chris has over 15 years in mining and has held GM roles with Western Mining Corporation (WMC). Chris brings practical business process… Read more

Gus Ferguson
CTO and Enterprise Architecture Practice Lead
Victoria (Head Office)

Highly experienced Enterprise Architect having worked for BHP Billiton in a number of roles including Chief IT Technologist. Gus has more than 25 years in the IT Industry, ranging from technical computing, through communications, infrastructure strategy and planning, to strategic… Read more

Rob Gilbertson
Mining Systems Practice Lead
Victoria (Head Office)

Rob has over 30 years experience in strategic advisory, operational and solution development roles across the Resources sector. Prior to joining BEDROCKmg, Rob was head of Operational Systems at BHP Billiton/WMC’s’ Olympic Dam operations and was part of the Owners… Read more

PG Laurens
Founder and Managing Partner, Mineral Resource Throughput Management (MRTM) and Mining Processes Practice Lead
South Africa

PG is co-founder of the industry transforming “Mineral Resource Throughput Management” (MRTM) method. He has a leadership role at the University of the Free State, South Africa in the improvement strategies and practices for the mining sector.  PG was the… Read more

Terry Lyell
Project Management Practice Lead
Western Australia

Terry is our Perth office Lead with specialist skills in IS Transformation, Business Communication and Project & Program Delivery. Terry is a senior IT Consultant and Project Manager who has managed major industry transforming projects in the Australian Mining and… Read more

David Jablonka
Corporate Social Responsibility Practice Lead

David has 30 years of civic and social organisation experience working in the areas of employment, education and training, indigenous and multicultural affairs, crime and violence prevention, youth affairs, community engagement and social enterprise development.  He has held senior government positions… Read more

We know natural resources