John Miles

John Miles

Associate Consultant


John has over 20 years of mining experience gained from working in industry and consulting, 13 years of which were spent with direct operational experience encompassing underground and surface mining operations. Over the course of his career, John has visited some 120 operations worldwide, both underground and open pit across a range of commodities.

John has gained expertise in technical and economic reviews of projects and mining operations, including mine design, life-of-mine plans, technical-economic models and economic valuation. He has wide-ranging experience of using mining software packages and is highly skilled in quantitative and qualitative assessments, report writing, and project presentation to industry executives, finance professionals and technical specialists.

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Stephen A. Forrest
Chairman, Principal Consultant & Engineer; Chairman of the Executive Committee

Beresford Clarke
Managing Director & Head of Research; Member of the Executive Committee

David Mobbs
Head of Marketing; Member of the Executive Committee

Dr Jenny Watts
Principal Analyst: Automotive Demand & Technology; Member of the Executive Committee

Samantha Trickey
Principal Analyst: Supply, Geology & Mining; Member of the Executive Committee

Dr Ralph Grimble
Principal Market Analyst: Commodities & Financial Markets; Member of the Executive Committee

Jamie Underwood
Senior Strategy Analyst: Project Consulting

Oksan Atilan
Consulting Market Analyst: Automotive Demand

Wenlin (Karen) He
Consulting Market Analyst: China

Thomas Chandler
Strategy Analyst: Project Consulting

Alex Biddle
Mining Analyst

John Miles
Associate Consultant

Elaine Forrest
Executive Company Secretary; Secretary of the Executive Committee

Andy Smith
Independent; Member of the Executive Committee

Jeremy Coombes
Independent; Member of the Executive Committee