Rick Smith

Business Support Director


Rick Smith has served as Business Support Director at GAC S.A. since 2013.

Mr. Smith has over 30 years’ experience in a variety of international locations relating to new markets, business development, exploration and FEL1/2/3 studies in oil and gas, and bauxite and alumina projects.

He previously worked for Gulf Canada Resources Ltd and BHP Billiton. Mr. Smith was the Conakry-based Project Director for BHP Billiton Aluminium’s Boffa Santou Houda project from 2009 to 2012.

Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in geological engineering from Michigan Technological University in the United States.