Ralf K.

18+ years in Mining specialized in exploration, operations, and business development

English, German

A highly skilled, safety focussed executive with expertise in exploration, mining, procurement, logistics, operations and administration with a proven track record in developing remote prospects into ...see more

  • Mining & Minerals
  • Program and Project Management
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Operations


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Exploration Manager

Liatam Mining
1 year
Current position
Oct 2021 - Present
Exploration Manager at Liatam Mining.

Superintendent Geology

5 years
Jul 2016 - Oct 2021
Superintendent Geology at API JV.

Project Geologist - Contract

9 months
Aug 2015 - May 2016
Management of Greenfields exploration project in southern Gabon


Geoboxinternational Pty Ltd
5 years
Aug 2014 - Feb 2019
Remote Exploration, Project Evaluation, Project Generation, Due Diligence in developing jurisdictions including Central, West and East Africa, South America in a variety of commodities ...see more

General Manager

Lion Mountain
2 years
Dec 2012 - Mar 2015
Managing green fields exploration program in Sierra Leone for specialty, base metals and iron ore Ensure adequate reporting requirements for government and board are met

Principal Geologist

Global Advanced Metals
3 years
Apr 2012 - May 2015
Overall geological responsibility for mine operations and exploration projects globally Geological and economic evaluation of prospective Rare Metal (Tantalum, Lithium, Niobium) prospec...see more

Manager Geology and Business Development

Ironbark Zinc Limited
1 year
Apr 2011 - Apr 2012
Ironbark Zinc Limited is an Australian Securities Exchange listed mineral resources company focused on the development of the Citronen mine Zinc Project in Greenland.

Chief Geologist

Tata Steel
3 months
Jan 2011 - Apr 2011
Tata Steel Limited is an Indian multinational steel-making company, based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand and headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a part of the Tata Group.

Exploration Manager

Sundance Resources (Cameroon,Australia)
2 years
Apr 2009 - Jan 2011
•Managing exploration drilling program for Haematitic iron ore and Itabirites in remote central African camp environment (6 DC & RC rigs) •Achieving 2.5 Billion tons resource definitio...see more

General Manager

Congo Iron (Congo Brazzaville)
2 years
Oct 2008 - Jan 2011
Responsible for establishing cross border tenement access including 60km of road construction, government approval regarding customs, immigration and security issues within 6 months, in...see more

Superintendent Geology / Senior Geologist

Sundance Resources
1 year
Dec 2007 - Apr 2009
Sundance Resources Limited is an Australian mining company, based in Perth, Western Australia, whose main assets are iron ore leases in Cameroon near Mbalam, and across the border in th...see more

Supervising Geologist

Rio Tinto Iron Ore
2 years
Mar 2006 - Dec 2007
•Managing exploration drilling program for Pisolitic Iron Ore in remote camp environment ( 6 DC & Barber rigs) with annual budget of A$20 Million •Contractor and camp management •Monthl...see more

Mine Geologist

Portman (now Cliffs Natural Resources)
1 year
Mar 2005 - Mar 2006
•Geological interpretation, grade control and ore block modelling •Geological logging of Bedded Iron Ore and pit mapping •Supervision of sampling •ROM management •Database management ...see more

Underground Geologist

Harmony Gold
6 months
Sep 2004 - Mar 2005
Mapping and grade control at various underground mines in different geological settings (Narrow vein and sulphide displacement)

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mining & Minerals

Role experience

  • Program and Project Management
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Operations