Andy Grills

Andy Grills (Executive) holds BSc Hons and PhD qualifications in Geology from the Queens University of Belfast, UK. In addition, Andy is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, France (CSFG in Advanced Geostatistics). He has worked for Anglo American and De Beers managing mineral resource departments on active mines controlling service delivery to the production units and contiguous evaluation programmes. His experience in the mining environment has resulted in a practical and common sense approach to mineral resource estimation and sampling optimisation based on a high level of technical expertise. Andy developed a unique, semi-quantitative mineral resource classification scheme for De Beers and, as the chairman of the Mineral Resource Classification Committee has overseen the classification of all De Beers mineral assets in compliance with international reporting codes.
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