Linton Putland has over 35 years of experience in mining operations, joint ventures and corporate management in Australia, Africa and the Americas over a wide range of commodities. He has held operational and technical leadership positions at both open cut and underground mines, and was a private equity manager providing development and expansion capital to global projects and companies
Mr Putland is principal of LJ Putland & Associates, a private mining consultancy company which was founded in 2002, providing advisory and consultancy services in mining project and company evaluation and due diligence appraisals with a focus on corporate growth. During this period, he has also been managing director of a privately-owned exploration company, with joint venture interests in Africa. Prior to that, Mr Putland held corporate and senior management roles in IAMGOLD, AurionGold, Delta Gold and Pancontinental Mining.
Mr Putland holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering and a Masters in Science in Mineral Economics from the Western Australian School of Mines, and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.