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Tim Kindred

Project and Start-up Director

Tim has over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry, having held senior positions in project management, construction, commissioning and ramp-up of development projects, with a strong background in development and operations of pressure-acid-leach (PAL) nickel projects.

Most recently, Tim has been the Director of Plant Operations at the Ambatovy Nickel/Cobalt Project in Madagascar, a joint venture between Sherritt International, Sumitomo Corporation and Kores. He has also held various roles within Vale’s nickel business, including as Project Director of the Long Harbour Processing Plant Project and the Voisey’s Bay Mine Expansion Project. Tim also held a number of start-up and process-related roles at the Cawse Nickel Project and Vale’s Goro PAL projects.


Tim holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Certificate in Management.