Professor at the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada. Malcolm started out his career in the UK where he lectured in the Department of Mining Engineering at Nottingham University. He then became Director of and led the Mining Engineering Program at McGill University, Canada, for 9 years before joining the University of British Columbia, Canada, in 1997. His teaching interests have tended to be in mine planning and design, mining automation and information technology, and geomechanics. In recent years, his research has become interdisciplinary, working on health and socio-economic issues around mining communities. Malcolm was central to the development of the UBC Certificate in Mining Studies (CMS).