Personal Profile

Ken Sparks

Mining Contract Administrator


Mining contract administrator experience is summarised below:

  • Commercial Management Contract Administration across various sectors
  • Experience in drafting high value contracts in construction, mining and mining equipment
  • Contract administration (FIDIC, NEC and Bespoke)
  • EPCM projects and studies
  • Executive level experience


Extensive contract drafting using FIDIC, NEC, Australian Standards and bespoke contract types, commercial and procurement activities over the past 25 years predominantly in the mining sector and process plants with some years in the oil and gas industry.

Worked on projects in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Australia.

Last major (mining and infrastructure project was as the Senior Contracts Administrator on the US$2-billion Husab Uranium Project near Swakopmund, Namibia which was commercially concluded in 2016. Thereafter this was followed by numerous studies for projects in Macedonia (Gold), Spain (Uranium), Tanzania (Niobium) and the DRC (Copper).

Extensive experience in team integration of various stakeholders, team members, engineering disciplines, commercial management, contract administration making for successful projects.

A detailed CV is available on request.