Global Director, Mining Innovation - HATCH (Canada)

A mining executive with a passion for safe execution, he is a mining engineer with a math, business and six sigma background. Adrian has, over his 20 year career, held roles from underground miner to executive in a global business. He has led operations in Canada, USA and Chile with a fixation on driving for value that yields sustainable business results.

In his most recent role as Vice President of Operations for KGHM, he was a member of the executive committee with key accountabilities for the Operations in Canada, Chile and Arizona. He chaired the Health, Safety and the Environment committee, reporting to the board of directors and also chaired the steering committee for major underground projects.

In 2016, Adrian joined Hatch to develop and lead their global mining innovation program – the focus is the transformation of mining through innovation; unlocking significant shareholder value. Recent engagements include major projects of Glencore, Vale, BHP, Rio Tinto, McEwen Mining and Agnico Eagle. He is the Chair of the Board of the CLEER Innovation Supercluster and an active supporter of the Canadian Mining Innovation Council.