André van Wageningen
André van Wageningen is currently the Manager of Technology and Development at Europe’s largest gold mine, the Kittilä Mine. He has 15 years of international experience living and working in Canada, Sweden and now Finland. Throughout his career he has had a focus on technology and a keen interest for optimization. Currently he is also actively involved in several EU sponsored mining research projects. André has an MSc in Mining Engineering from Delft University of Technology and an MBA from Edinburgh Business School.
In Kittilä he has been involved in projects such as Ventilation On Demand, Heat Recovery, Automation, Software implementations and larger infrastructure projects. He has good eye for the bigger picture, but still strives to keep things simple and doesn’t take no for an answer.
When not working he can be found enjoying the outdoor activities Lapland has to offer.