Terry Briggs is Chief Development Officer at AngloGold Ashanti, a global gold exploration and production company with operations in Africa, Australia, and the Americas. As part of his role, he overseas the growth arms of the company including business development, strategic planning, and exploration. Terry has worked in the mineral resource sector for 25 years: he was based at a series of base and precious metal exploration and mining projects across Australia, Eastern Europe, and SE Asia in a series of geoscience and operations management roles, before relocating to the United States where he spent 13 years in various corporate roles with Newmont Mining Corporation prior to joining AngloGold Ashanti.
Terry received his Bachelor of Science with first class honors in Geology from Monash University and a Master’s in Engineering Management from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is well published through a series of papers that have focused on practical applications of geosciences in the resource sector. Terry has been a passionate participant and supporter of the GSA GeoCareers stream at the Annual Meetings and advocate for the GSA On To the Future program, and is keen to see continued diversity and inclusion programs that advocate for the next generation of geoscientists.