Kelvin F. E. Anderson BSc (Hons), MSc

Personal details

Contact details:


+44 (0)7503667041




Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter

Research area: Geometallurgy of Iron ore deposits, case studies from West and Central Africa.


Geo-scientific and Exploration Services (GeX), South Africa

Short course in magnetic interpretation under the supervision of Luc Antoine.


International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (now part of University of Twente), Holland

MSc in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation with specialization in Applied Geophysics


Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone

BSc (Honours) Geology


Professional/research experience

June 2010 - September 2010:

Geologist, Putu Iron Ore Mining Inc.

Worked as part of a team of  geologist supervising drilling operations in south eastern  Liberia.

August 2008 - May 2010:

Field Geophysicist, African Aura Mining (AAM)

Conducted magnetic surveys for Putu Iron Ore Mining (Joint venture between African Aura Mining Inc and Severstal Russia) in south eastern Liberia and in the Djoum license (100% owned by AAM) in south western Cameroon.

April 2005 - July 2008:

Field Geologist/Geophysicist, Stellar Diamonds Limited, a subsidiary of African Aura Mining Inc.

Equipments used are CG5 gravimeter, GEM omnidirectional overhauser magnetometers and MAXMIN version 1-8. Projects include  Joint Ventures with:

(a) BHPB, using stream/loam sampling, magnetic and electromagnetic methods (b) Trans Hex, South Africa, using gravity and magnetic methods,

(c) The Liberian Government using magnetic method,

(d) Friendship Diamonds in Drougba Area, Guinea using magnetic and electromagnetic methods.

Geosoft’s “Target” software was used on all projects and worked with geosoft’s “Magmap” software in Guinea

May 2003 - September 2010:

Lecturer, Department of Geology, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone

Main areas of lecture include Applied Geophysics Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing. I supervised fieldtrips to various exploration and mining areas in Sierra Leone and final year projects.

April 2003 - May 2005:

Geologist, Mano River Resources (now African Aura Mining)

Worked as part of a team of geologists exploring for gold and diamond in Sierra Leone.

September 1998 - September 2001:

Teaching Assistant, Department of Geology, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone

Main areas of lecture include crystallography, mineralogy, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic petrology, palaeontology and geology of Sierra Leone and West Africa.


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Membership Number - VMH071


Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME)

Membership Number - 4167560


Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)

Membership Number - 898145


Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Membership Number - 17963