Ilias Atwani has his name registered among some of the finest mining engineers at a very young age. He often talks about how he started his professional journey even before he got enrolled in the engineering course. He considers himself lucky enough to have grabbed a role as an intern in the Mining Engineering department of a reputed company in Meknes, Morocco. Over a period of three months, Ilias assisted operators underground in their daily activities, handled and became familiar with the equipment used underground under the supervision of skilled foremen and operators. His experience with this company played a pivotal role in Ilias getting great opportunities in underground supervising.

Notably, Ilias Atwani is currently enrolled in an Executive Master of Business Administration program at the same university where he received his bachelor's degree in Mineral and Mining Engineering from. A jack of all trades, Ilias also holds an additional bachelor's degree in Mathematical Sciences from the prestigious Prince Mly Abdallah High School – Casablanca.

About Ilias Atwani

Ilias Atwani is an experienced Mining Engineer working with a senior Canadian gold mining company as a Mine Operations Coordinator (Mine Operations Dept.). He is skilled in mining oriented operational Analysis/Modeling: Surpac®, Whittle®, Talpac®; Programming: Matlab®, C/C++, VB; Management and Logistics: SAP®, JD Edwards®; and CAD Software like AutoCAD® (Amine & Promine), SolidWorks®, Silverscreen® (CAMP), 3DReshaper®. He is an alumnus of Laval University from where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering in July 2012. He also attended Institut Polytechnique privé de Casablanca from Sept 2006 to Dec 2008 for his preparatory classes for engineering school. Currently, Atwani is pursuing his Executive Master of Business Administration (E-M.B.A) degree from Laval University.