Jon is President Global Natural Resources practice joining Proudfoot as a Consultant in 1987. With over 30 years experience working across the sector Natural Resources industry. He has lead engagements across the lifecycle and value chain from prefeasibility to extraction through to smelting, and from the Canadian Artic to the Australian outback. Jon has considerable expertise in the natural resources sector, he is known for working along-side project teams and clients, building team alignment and focus to achieve significant sustainable benefits.
Jon is a member of the Executive Leadership Team, pioneering Proudfoot’s Industry sector approach with the Global Natural Resources practice. This practice combines Industry knowledge and capability with Proudfoot transformation solutions and unique “boots on the ground” engagement. The practice brings innovative solutions from across industries, working in partnership with clients to implement sustainable, measurable improvements. Jon’s functional knowledge spans delivery of productivity improvement projects across diverse cultures, with solutions focused on safe operations, organisational alignment, employee engagement and management capability development.
The Global Natural Resources Practice at Proudfoot represents approximately 50% of Company revenues, recently been recognised by the Management Consulting Association for Outstanding International project for our work with our client Partner in Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi mine. Recent work in partnership with the management of a start up Gold Mine reduced the start-up schedule and supported overall annual benefit results of +$100M.