July 24, 2023

Gypsy Mahar
Early Career Engineering Geologist

Gypsy Mahar - In the Field Training - MineGeoTech

What is your role, and how long have you been at MGT?

I have been with the company for nearing two years, in the role of an early career engineering geologist.

What sparked your interest in this field?

I always loved the environment but had a knack for numbers and science. So, it only made sense to go down the pathway of engineering geology!

Share a memorable project story.

Working as the on call Geotech at a Shaft strip and line!

What advice would you give to aspiring geologists?

Look for opportunities to get involved in everything. It never hurts to have a look at the bigger picture on a project.

Who in your team would you like to give a shout-out to?

Definitely a shout-out to Matteo, we have recently been cross-shifting each other, and it’s been an absolute pleasure working so closely with him.

Rapid-Fire Questions

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A Police Officer or Biomedical Engineer.

How do you take your coffee? Or are you a tea person?

Tea, black, no sugar.

What is one (or more) of your favourite hobbies?

My current fixation is sky diving, but I definitely hobby hop with anything that allows me to be outdoors!

Do you have a favourite rock/rock formation/mineral/element?

Granite; I love how diverse it can be.

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