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 value chain and has a track record in mentoring and coaching roles in both the South African and Australian mining industries on ‘best practice’ processes. Wally’s speciality is in the key value drivers derived from integrated mineral resource management. He has been responsible for breakthrough successes in multiple Tier 1 multinational mining companies, holding senior mine planning positions over a 20 year period within the gold, coal and platinum sectors. He is author and co-author to several technical papers published on the Mining Planning Process. Wally and his South African consulting team brings over 20 years experience and insights on mining process optimisation across Exploration, Development, Mining, Logistics and Distribution. The integration of South African “Tomahee” and Australian “BEDROCKmg” into a united entity was executed in 2007, harnessing the collective knowledge of two organisation across mining process optimisation and resource sector IT&C expertise resulting in a truly unique combination of capabilities.