Richard Horton
Richard Horton

Richard Horton


Australia and New Zealand


Summary Bio

Richard has over 15 years’ experience across operational, mining and senior engineering roles, with a focus on operational improvement, productivity, mine planning and mine optimisation. He joined Partners in Performance in 2016.

He has worked in various mine operations, including in base metals, precious metals, underground, open pit and industrial minerals across Australia, South America and South‑East Asia. He helps clients optimise and improve their businesses using strategic planning, operational excellence, the implementation and leverage of mine production control and reporting systems and value chain optimisation.


  • Metalliferous Mining
  • Mine Planning and Optimisation
  • Operational Excellence
  • Operational Improvement and Productivity

Core Sectors

  • Mining and Metals


  • Masters of Economics – University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Mining Engineering (1st class Hons) – University of New South Wales
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