AMC congratulates Ruth Stephenson and Bruce Gregory on their appointments to the Board of Directors. We look forward to their contribution to the exciting future of AMC.
We would also like to thank Lawrie Gillett, who has stepped down from the Board after more than 20 years of unwavering dedication and commitment to the betterment of the company.
Director/Geotechnical Manager, Perth
Ruth is a geotechnical engineer more than 16 years of experience in geotechnical engineering. Ruth joined AMC seven years ago following nine years of practical experience across several operations in Western Australia, predominantly at underground sub-level open stoping operations. As a consultant she has provided technical and operational geotechnical support to projects and operations globally. She has a strong focus on the management of geotechnical risk from an operational perspective. With more than seven years of experience conducting underground and open pit geotechnical studies, she also has a strong focus on the potential impacts of geotechnical risk to a project.
Since joining AMC in August 2012 Ruth has worked on raise bore assessments, geotechnical reviews, and feasibility studies for underground and open-pit operations in Australia, Russia, Italy, Canada, Tanzania, Ghana, Eritrea, Indonesia, Fiji, Philippines, New Zealand and Argentina. She has provided geotechnical training to operations in Australia and Tanzania with a strong focus on geotechnical risk management. In December 2017, Ruth was promoted to Geotechnical Manager at AMC’s office in Perth.
Director/General Manager, Perth
Bruce is a mining engineer with almost 40 years’ mining industry experience. His primary expertise lies in open-pit mine planning and management, equipment selection, valuations, project management and cost estimation in addition to management of feasibility studies and mining operational improvement.
In late 1996, Bruce commenced employment with AMC. Since then he has focused on open-pit feasibility studies, equipment selection, open-pit cost estimation and valuation projects. During this period, he conducted numerous evaluations of open pits based on detailed cost estimation and production modelling. Several of these evaluations were in relation to contractor versus owner-mining decisions for large open-pit operations. Bruce has extensive consulting experience within Australia and internationally. During his time at AMC, Bruce visited and conducted detailed reviews of more than 50 open pit mining operations.
He was promoted to Manager, Open Pit Mining in 2007 and then to General Manager, Perth in 2011. In addition, he served as AMC’s Global Practice Leader of Business Improvement from 2012 to 2019.