Dr. Andrew Bamber is the CEO of MineSense Technologies Ltd of Vancouver, Canada, and focuses on research and development of sensor-based mineral telemetry and ore upgrading systems for a variety of companies. Dr. Bamber has past experience in designing and building mines, having executed several major capital projects in nickel, copper, chrome, platinum and gold in Southern Africa, Kazakhstan, Canada and South America. He was a consultant to Golder's Global Mining Group from 2005 – 2011, and is a qualified person in a range of commodities including nickel, copper, gold and tungsten.
He is also a word class researcher and entrepreneur, having been awarded the Graduate Research Prize at the CIM AGM in 2008, the 2009 Douglas Hays Research Medal for publication of his doctoral work on Mine-Mill Integration, 3rd prize in the BCIC New Ventures Business Competition in 2011, and was runner-up in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Pacific) Competition in 2013.
Dr. Bamber is currently engaged in ongoing work developing and marketing sensor based ore pre-concentration solutions for Glencore, Vale, Barrick, BHP and other major mining companies.