Steve is a mining E.I.T with 10 years of experience in mine planning and construction management. Steve is currently Area Manager for the JDS Underground Division. He displays extensive experience in open pit mine planning and operations, as well as underground operations, specifically in long-hole mining. Steve spent 4 years working on the Gahcho Kué project, working with the project from feasibility through the construction phase and into operations for DeBeers. Steve has experience using a wide range of mine planning software and has also contributed to a number of desktop studies (PEA, PFS, FS) for both open pit and underground projects.