Martin Small

Chief Operating Officer

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.