Adrian has over 20 years’ experience in legal, commercial and executive roles across the legal, mining services and tourism sectors. He has acted for both public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, industrial, mining and mining services sectors and has been in-house counsel to a leading global mining equipment manufacturer and most recently in legal, commercial and corporate development roles with an ASX listed minerals processing engineering contractor.
Adrian has been involved in negotiating and providing commercial and contractual advice for mining and resource projects, capital developments and operations in Australia, Africa, Asia, North America and South America across a broad range of commodities including coal, copper, gold, zinc, iron ore, manganese, bauxite and mineral sands. This experience includes major greenfield and brownfield capital upgrades (including over $2bn of minerals processing plant projects), engineering and studies, equipment supply and maintenance, contract mining and processing plant operations and has also been involved in development and implementation of strategies for tender, contract and dispute resolution processes.
Adrian has led corporate development and governance functions including advising private and listed company Boards, developing and implementing corporate strategy and leading due diligence and deal teams on international M&A and investment transactions.
This experience allows Adrian to understand the key risks and drivers from stakeholders at all levels and provide a link between the technical and commercial elements of each project to deliver superior outcomes for his clients.