Martin Christopher Small has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC)in April 2022, overseeing mine, rail and port operations as well as health & safety, quality assurance, business improvement, information technologies, GAC’s Rapid Growth Program, site security and fuel procurement.
Mr. Small joined GAC as Senior Manager, Rail and Port Operations in 2017 and played a key role in operational readiness and successful production ramp-up. He was promoted to Director, Rail and Port Operations in 2019.
Mr. Small began his career in the British Armed Forces, where he served for twelve years as a military engineer. In the private sector since 2005, he has successfully delivered various mining export operations and projects in West Africa.
Mr. Small holds a bachelor’s degree in aeromechanical engineering from Cranfield University, United Kingdom.