Daniel Cornel Pop has served as Chief Operations Officer at GAC S.A. since March 2017.
Mr. Pop has 24 years of experience in the mining industry across Australia, Canada, Africa and Europe with a track record of successfully running high-capacity mining operations, as well as building mining projects in some of the most challenging and isolated regions of the world. He previously worked for Rio Tinto, BHP, London Mining, African Minerals and has worked in both coal and metalliferous mines.
Mr. Pop holds a Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering and an MBA, as well as an Australian Mine Manager’s Certificate, and is a member of Engineers Australia. For the majority of his career, Mr. Pop has worked in Operations Management and Project Management roles.