Outliers Mining Solutions:


Outliers Mining Solutions' model is to have high-performing and self-sufficient resources with a combination of operational and technical expertise as well as  business improvement and change management skills.

This combination of skills and experience allows us to assess operations and highlight performance gaps and improvement opportunities quickly, and to generate and implement actions to deliver performance gains.

As a result of the strength of our team members, our model doesn’t require dedicated technical, managerial or implementation personnel. We are able to keep costs low and deliver sustainable results in a short time frame.

Salar Javid

Salar applies his multidisciplinary approach and “hands on” experience in mining, maintenance and technology to develop practical approaches that help sites increase operational efficiency via his ability to engage people, systems and processes.

Salar has earned a Six Sigma Green Belt, and uses the CI methodologies in his work.

He has worked across the mining sector and in multiple commodities (gold, coal, copper and iron ore) in operations and project management in Africa, South America, North America and Australia. 

Salar holds a BSc. in Mining and Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University (Canada) and a Diploma in Mining Engineering from TU Delft (Holland). Prior to joining Outliers Mining Solutions, Salar worked in Barrick Gold Corp and Rio Tinto.


  • Business strategy and capital allocation
  • Open pit mining operations    
  • Transformation programs in mining
  • Continuous improvement
  • Change management
  • Reliability and maintenance work management
  • KPI design in mining
  • Project management
  • Implementation and support of fleet management systems
  • Technology selection and implementation 
  • Remote control and autonomous equipment in mining
  • Remote health monitoring tools for mobile and autonomous equipment 
  • High-precision GPS applications

Adam Hewitt

Adam is a Mine Optimization Specialist who has worked across the mining sector for 8 years on three different continents. He has significant and “hands on” experience leading mine optimization transformations at open pit mines through the use of fleet management systems.

Adam holds a BSc. in Mining Engineering from Queens University and is also a trained Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Adam is an excellent communicator and an expert in change management philosophies.


  • Open pit mining operations
  • Transformation programs in mining
  • Lean Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints
  • Change management
  • KPI design in mining
  • Coaching, mentoring and training
  • Facilitation
  • Data and statistical analysis 
  • Project management
  • Transformation programs in mining

Brad Jewson

Brad has over 10 years of engineering and continuous improvement experience within the mining industry. Prior to joining Outliers Mining Solutions, Brad was a business improvement and technical professional specializing in de-bottlenecking projects, short and long range mine planning, strategic business planning, mine optimization, and operating excellence.

Brad has a BSc. in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University and is a Certified Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt. 


  • Operating excellence
  • Value Driver Stream Analysis
  • Process debottlenecking
  • Short & long range mine planning
  • Equipment selection
  • KPI design in mining
  • Visual management for mining operations
  • Cost reduction
  • Data driven improvement
  • Mentoring & coaching
  • Lean and Six Sigma Training for mining environment

Simon Fleury

Simon is a multi-skilled mining specialist with 15 years of operational and technical experience in the mining industry in Canada and in Australia. His global understanding of mining processes combined with his financial acumen and pragmatic approach allows him to identify opportunities and create value at any operation. His experience in developing teams is a great asset when it comes to engaging and motivating people to achieve audacious goals.

Simon holds a B.Sc in mining engineering and an MBA from Laval University. Prior to joining Outliers Mining Solutions, Simon worked for Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.


  • Open pit mining operations
  • Operating excellence
  • Safety leadership
  • Team development
  • Equipment selection and fleet strategy
  • Extensive Process Plant and Operations Interface management
  • Change management
  • KPI design and Implementation in Processing
  • Plant Engineering
  • Commissioning