Tanya Badenhorst

Geologist/Senior Tenement Manager

Tanya Badenhorst is a geologist with 18 years of experience across the UK, Ghana, Ireland, and Australia. Tanya completed a Bachelor of Geology with Honours from the University of Portsmouth, UK. Tanya started her career as a geologist in London for Chevron Oil. Moving into gold exploration for a small company in the UK she was quickly posted to Ghana for two years working in the prestigious Ashanti Goldfields, before moving back to the UK for four years working as a Geo-Environmental Engineer for global company WSP Environmental. Two further years were spent in Ireland allowing Tanya to move back into mineral exploration as a geologist on both Lisheen and Galmoy Pb-Zn mines. 

In 2006 a move to Adelaide saw Tanya working as Project Geologist for South Australian-based Adelaide Resources and Marmota Energy, looking after predominantly copper-gold tenements and undertaking tenement management. Tanya went on to work for Thor Mining as a GIS Geologist, FIFO Geologist for Northern Cobalt, and Euro Exploration. 

Tanya joined AMETS in March 2019 where she is tasked with Geological Reporting, GIS, and Tenement Management in South Australia and New South Wales.