MIKE HALLEWELL, SGS Minerals Services


Michael Hallewell is currently the Business Development Manager Europe for SGS Minerals Services. He has worked with SGS for the past 11 years in various roles including Operations Manager of SGS Minerals Services UK Ltd and General Manager of SGS Lakefield Research Cornwall.
Michael has 31 years of experience in the mining industry, including 9 years at Wheal Jane Mine and 5 years at South Crofty Mine before taking the role as Managing Director of Holman – Wilfley Ltd which he held for 6 years.
Michael’s expertise lies in the area of Gravity Separation and he is a Plant Operational Management Expert. He has extensive international experience auditing and optimising metallurgical plants in Canada (PDE), Chile (Cu, Au, I, ), Greenland (Au), Great Britain (Sn), Ireland (Zn-Pb), Macedonia (Zn-Pb), Mozambique (Ta, Mb), South Africa (U), Spain (Sn, Zn), Sweden (Fe), Thailand (Sn), Zambia (Ni).
Michael holds a B.Sc Honours Minerals Engineering II from The University of Birmingham. He also holds the title of Chartered Engineer and is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.