John BeeversMD & Chief Executive Officer
John Beevers was appointed to the role of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GroundProbe in August 2013. Previously he worked as the CEO for Orica Mining Services, having worked his way up through the ranks of Global Technology Manager and General Manager (Australia and Asia). John had more than 25 years of experience in the mining, explosives and chemical industries before being appointed Orica’s CEO in 2008.
John is also currently working with Private Equity and not-for-profit organisations and is on the Board of BIS, a logistics and infrastructure group with specific IP, and owned by KKR. He also works with Vision Fund, an offshoot of World Vision which supplies micro-finance services to communities that are passed the “need for charity” phase, and entering a phase of building a sustainable local economy. John currently holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering from the University of Queensland as well as a Master in Business from the University of Newcastle.