Charles Maxwell is passionate about helping people and teams think clearly, communicate effectively, and act decisively. He is an effective trainer and mentor to those seeking to improve the critical business skills. His specialties are writing, economic decision making, and project management.
Charles has worked +40 years as an engineer, trainer, and manager. His work as an engineer and manager has been in the mining and metals industry. On the other hand, his work as a trainer has been with a wide range of industries, including construction, engineering, manufacturing, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and sales.
Charles has managed engineering, construction, operations, accounting, research, business development, recruiting, and organizational development. He has used his command of verbal and written communications, economics and finance, and team dynamics to provide exceptional value.
Charles is a Professional Chemical Engineer (PE) registered in Arizona and a Project Management Professional (PMP). He is a Qualified Person (QP) as defined by various regulatory agencies responsible for regulating mineral projects and properties. As such, he vouches for the accuracy and completeness of reports. He graduated from the University of Arizona in Metallurgical Engineering and received management training at Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management.
Charles has developed highly endorsed workshops on business writing, economic decision making, cost analysis, and financial modeling.
As a metallurgist, he has worked with mineral dressing, leaching, SXEW, and smelting. This experience ranges from early exploration, bench-scale testing, and preliminary economic assessments to bankable feasibility studies, project financing, engineering, procurement, construction, startup, operations, and retirement of assets.