Dereck James Guilfoyle
Director, Safety, Health and Environment
Dereck James Guilfoyle joined Guinea Alumina Corporation S.A. (GAC) as Director, Safety, Health and Environment in November 2018. With over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, he has worked in Australia, South East Asia, Africa and Europe in both operations and management.
Mr. Guilfoyle has an exemplary track record implementing world class safety and environmental management systems in challenging and remote locations. Prior to joining GAC, he was Manager, Health, Safety and Environment at the Société des mines de fer de Guinée, which is adjacent to the Mount Nimba world heritage site. He has worked for Whitehaven Coal, EMED Mining, BHP Billiton and Alufer Mining.
Mr. Guilfoyle holds a master’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety from the University of Newcastle in Australia.