Dean is the New Zealand President of the Institute of Quarrying (Inc.)
He is a Senior Site Supervisor for Orica New Zealand overseeing the management of the North Island business. He holds an A Grade Quarry Managers certificate and has over 25 years of extensive experience in quarry operations as well underground/surface mining and civil tunnelling both in New Zealand and Australia.
Dean holds a very strong passion and commitment for the quarry Industry with a particular focus on quarrying as the “vocation of choice” for young people. Dean also has a passion for health and safety and the discipline that needs to be applied in the industry to ensure everybody goes home safe each day.