(B.Sc (Geology), MAusIMM)
Mr Fitzhardinge is a geologist with more than 20 years’ experience in the exploration and mining industry. Mr Fitzhardinge joined Centaurus in 2010, initially as Exploration Manager and now as Operations Manager - Nickel. He manages all development activities for the Jaguar Nickel Sulphide Project, located in the Carajás Mineral Province of northern Brazil. Before joining Centaurus, Mr Fitzhardinge worked with Mirabela Nickel Ltd in Brazil as Manager of Technical Services. He has previously worked in gold exploration in the Yilgarn with Normandy (now Newmont) and Homestake (now Barrick) as well as BHP's iron ore operations in the Pilbara region. Mr Fitzhardinge lived in Brazil for 11 years and is fluent in Portuguese.