Neil Grimes, B. Bus, (W.A.I.T.), CPA, MBA, Grad. Dip. Defence Studies, is the managing director of Mannerim Partners, a consulting firm that helps mining businesses and project owners with financing, management, planning, and operations. Prior to founding Mannerim in 2015, Neil was well-known as a senior mining industry executive working on projects relating to copper, uranium, gold, coal, and other resources.
Neil was Project Director, Business Transition, following the 2018 acquisition of the Kestrel mine from Rio Tinto by EMR Capital and Adaro Energy (Kestrel Coal Resources). Using the Pulse Mining ERP and Pulse Analytics, Neil directed the rapid transformation of Kestrel towards a state-of-the-art digital mining enterprise.
Mannerim Partners has a growing list of clients in Australia and SE Asia focused on new business development projects. Other clients have included Rex Minerals, White Rock Minerals, Plentex Limited, Mincore Engineering, Dharmawangsa Group, and Rizal Resources.
With Ashley Bosworth, Director, Pulse Mining Systems, Neil is co-presenting the case study on the successful Kestrel business system transition, titled “The Digital Mine Today Through Agile Collaboration”, in the IMARC Collaboration Theatre from 3.00pm to 3.30pm on Wednesday 31 October 2018.