Leadership Team - Mining Software - Technical Assurance, Resource & Mineral Governance - Enterprise SaaS

Leadership Team

Nic Pollock

Chief Executive Officer

Nic has over 25 years of experience in enterprise software business and professional services, with more than 20 years in global, APAC and regional senior leadership roles across Asset Intensive, Global Supply Chains and Financial Services.

Nic has spent the last 15 years focused on the Resources industry in public (ASX and TSX) private and PE funded companies. Before joining K2fly in the role of CCO, Nic was Managing Director and Vice President of Gemcom (now Dassault), Regional VP APAC Mining at Mincom (now ABB), Global Director of Solutions at Snowden Mining, founder of Resource Governance International (RGI) and CEO of Decimal.

At K2fly, Nic is responsible for driving the commercial interests of the K2fly business, which has experienced substantial global growth over the past two years. Nic has a BA (Econs.) from UWA and a Post Grad in Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University. Nic has also undertaken Graduate Studies in Sustainability at NYU Stern, is GRI Qualified, a Graduate of AICD and a Member of AUSIMM.

Sara Amir-Ansari

Chief Financial Officer

Sara is an experienced CFO with over 20 years’ experience in asset intensive and service-based industries (including digital) in ASX-listed, private and government-owned enterprises, across a variety of finance and commercial roles.

Technically adept and with a focus on value, Sara has supported the development and execution of a range of business-critical projects including multiple acquisition and divestment transactions, capital raisings, new product developments and significant systems and business process implementations. Sara holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mark Forster

Chief Development Officer

Before joining K2fly, Mark was the founder and managing director of mining technology and consulting company, Sateva.

Mark has significant experience in the design, construction and implementation of large complex systems for large mining organisations, including Rio Tinto Iron Ore, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, BMA coal, Rio Tinto Exploration and Hamersley Iron.

Prior to founding Sateva, Mark worked at Datamine and Snowden. As well as strong technology, systems and development skills, Mark also has extensive experience in the sale of software solutions. At K2fly, Mark is responsible for driving the development of K2fly’s expanding technology solution suite to answer the needs of clients. Mark has a B.App.Sc degree in Mathematics and Computing from Curtin University, and post graduate qualifications in Data Science and Machine Learning from Harvard University and the University of Washington.

Heath Arvidson

Chief Geoscientist

Heath brings over 30 years of experience in reconciliation, Resource and Mining Geology, Mine Value Chain Reconciliation, and Mining and Reserves reporting. Heath has worked across a variety of commodities including gold, iron ore, mineral sands, silver, nickel, diamonds, and coal. He also has five years of experience as a Competent Person.

Beyond mining expertise, Heath also provides knowledge on business areas such as project management, strategic planning, mentoring, change management and data management. Before joining K2fly, Heath served as a Mine Geologist in the Goldfields of WA, a Consultant Geologist for BHP Engineering, a Resource Geologist and Competent Person for BHP Billiton, Group Manager of Mining Engineering and Geology at Golder Associates, and Lead Mining Geosciences and Reconciliation and Anglo American.

At K2fly, Heath drives our mining solutions and client relationships, bringing his extensive sector experience to help solve industry issues and challenges. Heath has a BSc (Geology) from UWA and a Diploma in Frontline Management from AIM and is currently completing a BA (Phil).

Basil Lenzo

Director of Customer Success

Basil has over 25 years’ experience in the technology sector in key areas of enterprise software and system integrations having led businesses in Australia and Americas. Basil has worked as a Managing Director / CEO across a broad range of markets, leading business growth, representing strategic and operational business plans to Boards, executive teams and most importantly, employees.  A previous winner of the WA Business News 40 under 40 in WA, several of the companies he has led have won several growth and client service awards.

A highly passionate individual whose key focus for K2Fly is deliver exceptional client experience through service delivery, Basil has a Degree from ECU and has completed Senior leadership courses from London Business School and Harvard.