Giorgio de Tomi

Giorgio de Tomi is the Director of the Centre for Responsible Mining, at University of Sao Paulo (SP), Brazil, a research centre dedicated to innovation and applied research focused on responsible practice for small-scale mining. He is also Associate Professor of Mining Engineering at USP, responsible for teaching mine planning, mine design and mine management in both undergraduate and post-graduate courses.

He has a degree in mining engineering from the University of Sao Paulo, with a PhD from Imperial College, London and a MSc from Southern Illinois University, USA. Has experience in mining operations, mine planning and management, as well as innovation management and responsible practices applied to small-scale mining.

He is International Consultant to the Global Mercury Program of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Austria), member of SME (USA) and Chartered Engineer with the IOM3 (UK), as well as QP (Qualified Person, NI-43101) and CP (Competent Person, JORC). He is currently a member of the Engineering Council in Sao Paulo, Brazil (CREA-SP). The areas of expertise include mining engineering and innovation management, in particular, mine planning, technical mining software, mine automation, management of the mine value chain, mining governance, lean mining and mineral production management.

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