Director and Principal Geotechnical Engineer
Adiuvare Geology and Engineering Ltd.
Will is a principal geotechnical engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in rock engineering for both mining and civil projects. He has project experience in Africa, Europe, Central Asia, the Americas and Australia.
Will started his career as a learner mine official in Zimbabwe before undertaking a degree in mining engineering. He graduated from the Camborne School of Mines in 1984 and returned nine years later to obtain an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering.
Will worked at the Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mine in South Africa where he became interested in rock mechanics and obtained the South African Chamber of Mines Certificate in Rock Mechanics. Following his South African experience, he spent two years with a mining advisory group in the UK. Will joined Golder Associates in 1988 and was based initially in the UK, before moving to Toronto in 1997.
Will joined AMC Mining Consultants in 2011 and spent a year at their offices in Vancouver where he was the Geotechnical Manager for the Vancouver team. In 2012 he moved back to Toronto to assist AMC with the development of the Toronto office and in 2013 he became the Toronto office General Manager.
In 2016 Will and his wife Cath Pitman set up Adiuvare Geology and Engineering Ltd. AdiuvareGE provide independent professional advice in the areas of geology and rock mechanics engineering.