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Dr Isobel Clark FSAIMM FIMMM CEng MMSA(QP)

Personal Details

A professional Mining Engineer who specialises in the technical evaluation of mineral resources and reserves at all stages in the life of a mine, I have almost 40 years of experience in practical application of computer-based design and evaluation methods. With proven communication skills honed by training non-specialists and reporting to clients, my ideal future placement would be in a hands-on, supervisory and/or mentoring role within a technical services or consultancy environment.

Personal Details

Born: 1948, London, England
Married: 1967, Rutherglen, Scotland
Divorced: 1992, London, England
Family: Son, born 1974; granddaughter, born 2005
Home address: Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Business address: Geostokos Limited, Alloa Business Centre, Whins Road, Alloa FK10 3SA, Scotland
e-mail: drisobelclark at kriging.com personal web site: drisobelclark-kriging-com

Summary of Professional Experience

1983 to present: Director and Principal Consultant, Geostokos Limited
· Specialist consultant in the evaluation of Mineral Resources and Reserves for commodities ranging from coal to diamonds worldwide;
· Experience in providing reports under JORC, SAMREC and NI43-101 codes;
· Short courses and seminars in geostatistics provided as open courses, in-house courses and one-to-one practical training.

1998 to 2010: Director, 2010 to present: Associate Educator, Geostokos (Ecosse) Limited, Alloa, Scotland
· Provision of training courses in geostatistics at introductory and practical levels;
· Development of teaching materials for teaching and self-learning including the book series “Practical Geostatistics 2000”;
· Provision of expert services in the application of statistical and geostatistical methods in environmental, agricultural, wetland and similar applications.

March 2016 to February 2019: Professor of Practice, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
very honoured to be the first!
2014/2016: Visiting Associate Professor, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

2000/2002: Visiting Professor, Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, England
· A purely honorary appointment

1996 to 1997: Visiting Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
· Responsible for supervision of research students up to PhD level plus graduate and undergraduate teaching of Technical Valuation methods. Also provisional of professional development courses to professional geologists, mining engineers and mine surveyors.

1989 to 1996: Senior Lecturer, Department of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. · Responsible for supervision of research students up to PhD level plus graduate and undergraduate teaching of Technical Valuation methods. Also provisional of professional development courses to professional geologists, mining engineers and mine surveyors.

1973 to 1982: Lecturer, Dept of Mineral Resources Engineering, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London.
· Responsible for supervision of research students up to PhD level plus graduate and undergraduate teaching of Technical Valuation methods.

1971 to 1973: Research Assistant in "Statistics applied to Mineral Resources", Dept of Mining and Mineral Technology (as was), Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London.

1970 to 1971: Assistant statistician, Department of Education and Science, UK Civil Service.

Academic Qualifications

In addition to formal qualifications, I regularly attend relevant conferences to learn new methods, theory and applications. I also attend seminars and meetings of the various professional societies of which I have membership. For example, in May 2010 I attended a one day workshop on “bias in measurement error” held by the Biometrics Society in London.

1979 Ph.D. in Engineering, University of London
"Geostatistical Reserve Estimation in Cornish tin mining"
Diploma of Imperial College, awarded in conjunction with Ph.D.
1970 M.Sc. in Biometrics, University of Reading.
1980 Diploma in Educational Broadcasting, University of York.
1969 B.Sc. in Pure and Applied Mathematics, Strathclyde University, Glasgow.

Membership of Learned Societies

1970-2017 Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (FSS)
1974 Member of the Biometrics Society (associate member from 2001)
1976 Member of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, London (MIMM)
Membership carries qualification as 'Chartered Engineer’ (CEng)
Transferred to Fellowship in 1988 (FIMM), now FIOMMM
Member of the Editorial Board for Mining Technology
1976– 2001 Member of the International Association of Mathematical Geology
Council member 1984--1989, National member for South Africa.
1978– 2000 Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA)
Membership carries qualification as 'Chartered Mathematician' (CMath)
1979– 2000 Associate Member of the Society of Mining Engineers of AIME
1988 Member of the Geostatistical Association of South Africa (committee, 1996)
1994 Fellow of the South African Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (FSAIMM)
2011 The Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, Member and Qualified Person
2012-2017 Fellow of the Australasian Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM)

 Main personal web page: http://drisobelclark.kriging.com

Curriculum Vitae: http://drisobelclark.kriging.com/resume links to publications, research, teaching experience and so on