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Acting Managing Principal – Metals and Minerals
Phone: +27 82 424 8406
Having joined TWP Consulting in 2007 as a mining engineer, Donovan has been exposed to a number of projects in a variety of positions. These have ranged from Lead Mining Engineer on a shaft sinking project to Study Manager on a number of Desktop, Conceptual, Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility Studies as well as due diligence assessments. Most recently he has been appointed at Principal Consultant: MMC within the Johannesburg office where he is responsible for the delivery of Mining Studies for the Advisian business line.
Donovan is an active member of the South African mining industry being a registered Fellow at the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and elected member of Council and Chairman of the Mining Technical Program Committee. He is also an Honorary Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, where he lectures mining topics.
Donovan is registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a Professional Engineer (Mining Engineering) and with the Project Management Professional as a Project Management Professional. In addition he has been found competent by the Department of Mineral Resources of South African to hold a Blasting Ticket and Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency, both for metalliferous mines.
Prior to joining WorleyParsons, Donovan was employed by De Beers Consolidated Mines and De Beers Group Services where he was first exposed to multi-disciplinary project teams while working on the Finch Block 5, Cullinan C-Cut and Cullinan BA West projects.