Richard Elmer

Director
Knight Piesold, UK

Mr Richard Elmer is a geotechnical specialist with 30 years of consulting experience, specialising in tailings audits and delivery of multi-disciplinary studies and designs incorporating geological, engineering and environmental inputs.  Richard joined Knight Piésold Limited in 2013 and leads the UK / European operation from London.  Educated at the University of Southampton (BSc Geology) and Camborne School of Mines (MSc Mining Geology), Richard has worked on projects across Europe including Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Bulgaria, former Soviet Union countries, Africa, Middle East, the Americas and Asia Pacific.  His technical expertise in mine waste management, particularly alternative tailings technologies, and rock mechanics, is backed up with strong project management and communications skills.