Our People

Dean Richards – Principal Pr. Sci. Nat., MGSSA – BSc. (Hons.) Geologydean

With 25 years in the minerals industry, Dean has worked on projects in various stages from grass-roots exploration (and management thereof) through feasibility studies, grade control, to short term mine planning and optimization studies that include commodities such as diamonds, base and precious metals as well as industrial minerals across Africa and Europe.  As a  former Technical Director with a large technical mining software company, Dean has the skills and experience to provide quality services to the minerals industry that include data and database management; resource estimation; open pit and underground design, planning and scheduling; software programming and scripting; as well as technical collaborative training.

Teresa Richards – BSc. (Hons.) Geology

Over the last 25 years Teresa’s experience includes exploration, geotech and grade control.  During this time Teresa was responsible for the management and implementation of a company-wide Knowledge Management System for a major South African mining company.  Having worked in coal, iron ore, base metals and precious metals, Teresa provides consulting services to the minerals industry that include data and database management, geological modelling as well as technical organization knowledge management.