Our people

management team at ballarat gold mine

Ballarat Gold Mine - Mark Davies

Processing Manager

mark davies

Bachelor of Applied Science (Metallurgy)
University of Ballarat

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in mineral processing, extractive metallurgy and mine site management roles. 

He has worked in a number of Australian gold and base metal operations including Kambalda, Leinster, Olympic Dam, Ballarat and Mt Rawdon.

Ballarat Gold Mine - Leigh

Health and Safety Manager

Leigh Searle

Leigh has over 10 years’ experience in the mining industry in various operational, training and safety roles. He has worked in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa.

Leigh is a member of the Australian Institute of Health and Safety (AIHS) and the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).

Ballarat Gold Mine - Kurtis

Environment and Community Manager

Kurtis Noyce

Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management)
University of Ballarat

Kurtis has over 20 years of Environment and Community experience in both the private and public sectors. He has a long association with the project dating back to 2000.

Kurtis is a member of the MCA Victoria – Environment and Communities working group and International Association for Public Participation Australasia (IAP2).

Ballarat Gold Mine - Bill

Exploration Manager

Bill Reid

Bachelor of Science (Geology)
University of Sydney

Bill has been a geologist for over 20 years, with experience in industry, survey geology, consulting and university. He has worked on gold, base metal and regional projects in Australia, Canada and Africa, principally in exploration geology.He is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).
Ballarat Gold Mine - Basu

Technical Services Manager

BASUDEV PAUDEL

Masters of Mining Engineering
University of Ballarat

Basu is a Mining Engineer with over 10 years of underground operational experience in Victorian Gold Mines.

Basu is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).