JP Fortin – Managing Director, SME, Specialist Slurry Pipeline Engineer

Jean-Philippe is a specialist slurry pipeline engineer and subject matter expert with 23 years of complete project lifecycle experience. He has consulted on the design and implementation of over 20 long-distance slurry pipelines currently in commercial operation across 15 countries.

Jean-Philippe’s relevant field experience includes involvement in the commissioning and start-up of four major long distance slurry pipeline assets in Brazil, India, Peru and Australia. His practical, hands-on experience involves numerous premature pipeline failure assessments, operational audits, risk assessment, erosion and corrosion modelling and capacity expansion.

Jean-Philippe is focused on providing independent, proven, outcome-focused and unbiased consulting services from project development and implementation to asset operation and integrity.

Mohamed Elgazzar – Senior Pipeline Engineer

Mohamed is a specialist pipeline engineer with over 18 years of industry experience across major onshore and offshore oil, gas, and mining pipeline projects around the world. Through his involvement within the pre-feasibility, FEED, and detailed design stages of delivery, Mohamed possesses a comprehensive understanding of the full pipeline lifecycle.

Mohamed’s in-depth knowledge of mechanical design and pipeline system operation informs his specialised expertise in root-cause analysis, identification, and solution proposal. He has demonstrated success in engaging and liaising with key project stakeholders and offers a person-centered approach through effective, detailed communication. Mohamed achieves optimal project outcomes through his diligence and commitment to providing transparent, unbiased support and advice.

Ashley Nord – Operations Coordinator

 Ashley is an experienced administrative professional who provides business operational support at all levels of the project lifecycle. With a background in executive assistance at a Big Four accounting firm, she places a high level of importance on effective and thorough communication between our clients and team. Ashley is completing her Bachelor of Psychology (with Honours) degree and values building professional and personal relationships that are built on trust, discretion and sensitivity. She has demonstrated success working in complex, high-pressure environments and is energized by the challenge of problem solving and solution identification. Her comprehensive and extensive knowledge of business operations, system applications, document creation and client liaison ensure the successful and efficient delivery of your pipeline solutions.

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Alfredo Carrasco – Technical Advisor 

Specialist Consultant, Civil Engineer with 43 years of worldwide experience that cover hydraulics, slurry management and tailings dams, water management, slurry and saturated solutions pipelines for metallic and non-metallic industries and much more. Alfredo is also proficient in long-distance and high-pressure systems, as well as low-pressure, open channel systems for water and slurries and has solid and proven experience in project engineering cycles from due diligence to commissioning and operations.

His specialities include, but are not limited to:

  • Experience in the Iodine, Potassium, and Lithium industries that serve to manage and enhance the performance of lixiviation processes, as well as final product delivery.
  • Experience in mining projects in heavily mountainous, high altitude, and extremely seismic areas.
  • Significant experience with centrifugal and PD pump stations.