Geoscience Ireland (GI) is delighted to welcome Tony Hand to our Panel of Individual Experts. Tony is highly experienced in the mining & metals industry with a focus on resource efficiency; he was Mine Planning Engineer for Tara Boliden (2006-2016) having worked as surveyor at the mine since 1979. Tony worked thereafter with EIT Raw Materials as Senior Advisor for Mining Technologies and Sustainability until 2019.
Tony holds an MSc in Management for Sustainable Development at DCU and a PhD in Architectural History (Quarrying Industry) (TCD). Tony also worked with European Commission and EIT Raw Materials in delivering ‘European Union (EU) Mining Day’ at the annual PDAC mining conference in Toronto.