Mr Simon Mottram

Executive Director, Exploration

Simon Mottram

Mr Mottram joined Avanco in January 2011 as Executive Director of Exploration.

Mr Mottram is a geologist with over 20-years management and exploration experience in Australia, Asia and Brazil, predominantly in iron oxide copper gold and precious metals. Mr Mottram has been part of several significant exploration successes, and also seen a number of these discoveries advance through to commercial development. Indeed, Mr Mottram and his team are accredited for discovering Antas North, the deposit that is now the company’s operating Antas Mine.  Mr Mottram is an expert in the application of modern exploration techniques, large-scale drill programmes and feasibility studies.

Mr Mottram has a BSc in Applied Geology from RMIT University and is a Fellow of the AusIMM. He is fluent in Portuguese and works in Brazil.