BSc (Geology), MSc (Human Resource Development), MSc (Environmental Science)
A geologist with over 23 years of experience, Nathan is a registered professional geologist with the Board of Geologist Malaysia with most of his career as an exploration geologist in various capacities in international exploration and mining companies. He was Avocet’s Penjom Gold Mine exploration manager. He has worked as an engineering geologist and EIA consultant. Nathan travelled extensively throughout Malaysia and has been in Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Burkina Faso.
Mohd Nazir Omar
BSc (Mining Engineering)
A Mining Engineer with nearly 30 years international experience in Malaysia, Australia, USA, China, Chile and Thailand. Graduated from the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada-Reno, USA. Employed by multinationals Niugini Mining (Aust) Pty Ltd and later Avocet Mining (UK) Pty Ltd. In 2006 became the General Manager of the world reknown Penjom Gold Mine which was Malaysia's largest gold mine from 1997 to 2010 which todate has produced close to 1.5 million ounces of gold. Has experience in various sectors of the mining industry from exploration, modelling, pit optimisation, mine design, blasting, operation management, environmental management, refining to sale of products in the granite quarry, gold and iron industries. Panel member of the 2nd Malaysia Mineral Policy.
B. Agric.Sc (Soils, Crop & Animal Production, MSc Agri. Eng (UK) (Soil & Water Option)
Patrick is a man of many heads. He has been in numereous roles throughout his career. With his vast background in agriculture and active social participation, Patrick has been exposed to the many facets of the society especially the relationship between the society, agriculture and environment. He has been involved in Environmental Management , Socio-ethnographic qualitative Analysis, Agriculture and Land, Feasibility and Development Plan Study. Patrick is also involved in NGOs and worked on various proposal and spoke at various seminars. Currently is one of the MSPO Consultant.
B. Sc. (Hons) in Applied Geology
Mahadi is a registered professional geologist with the Board of Geologist Malaysia. He has been an engineering geologist the last 23 years in various geo-engineering roles. Mahadi was the Kumpulan Ikram East Coast Site Investigation Manager for seven years.
Scott Mc Manus
Bachelor Applied Science Applied Geology
Scott McManus has over 20 years’ experience in Mining Information Science (28 with IT in general) and 10 Years in Resource Estimation, he has visited and worked on projects in SE Asia, Asia, Europe, Australia, Africa and the Middle East. Scott is a Member of the AIG, a Registered Professional Geologist and is a Competent Person (JORC) and Qualified Person (NAT INST 43-101) in regards to Resource estimates for Gold and some base metals.
Freddy is an all-rounder senior technician with vast experience in mineral exploration and GIS cartography. He has worked for Australian based gold junior exploration company Menzies Gold, Zedex Minerals Limited and ASVI Technical Services Group Ltd where he was involved in fieldworks, drilling, sampling, database management, drafting and GIS works.