Ed Meka

President, APAC/Africa

Ed has 29+ years experience within the global mining and minerals processing industry and is one of Ausenco's longest-serving executives.

Ed has more than 29 years’ experience within the global mining and minerals processing industry and is one of Ausenco's longest-serving executives, having worked for the company’s operations in Australia, Asia and the Americas.

Ed is currently responsible for developing key client relationships and leading the pursuit of strategic opportunities and major projects and the Ausenco Duro Felguera (DF) Strategic Alliance.

Prior to this Ed was accountable for all of Ausenco’s Americas operation, realising approximately 60% of the company’s revenue base through the delivery of consulting, engineering and project services across the resources and energy sectors.

From a projects perspective, Ed has held a variety of progressive roles, from initial design through construction management and project management through operations management in resource company operations as well as engineering.

He has considerable global experience and in mineral processing, specifically gold, copper, lead, zinc and coal with design experience in the following process areas:

  • Crushing
  • Grinding
  • CIL
  • Heap Leach
  • SXEW
  • Flotation
  • Thickening
  • Filtration.

Ed is a Member of:

  • Institute of Engineers, Australia

Country experience:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Laos
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • USA
  • Vietnam.
Areas of expertise
Minerals & Metals
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Contract Operations
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Construction Management
  • Lump Sum Turn Key
  • Program Management
Process Plants
  • Coal Handling & Preparation Plants
  • Conceptual & Feasibility Studies
  • Copper & Mineral Processing Plants
  • Gold Processing Plants
  • Heap Leach
  • Hydrometallurgical Plants
  • Tailings Management & Metal Recovery