Avakash (Akoo) Patel joins RPA as Vice President, Metallurgy and Principal Metallurgist

Posted: November 10 2017

Avakash (Akoo) Patel joins RPA with over 24 years of senior professional experience, including 15 years in operations and nine years in consulting and construction.

Prior to joining RPA, Mr. Patel was Corporate Manager – Mineral Processing and Metallurgy for Kinross Gold Corporation (Kinross) where he was responsible for process leadership on operations and capital projects from scoping studies, testing programs, feasibility studies, to construction and EPCM projects.  Prior to joining Kinross, Mr. Patel held senior positions with two large engineering firms.

Mr. Patel’s experience includes project management, mineral processing, extractive, hydro, and pyrometallurgy, capital projects, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate development.  Mr. Patel will be based in RPA’s Toronto office.