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Phil Little
Company Director

Phil is the founder and director of Expedio and has over 30 years industry experience in a variety of commodity types and mineral deposit styles. He has designed successful, cost effective and scalable solutions for many projects from small explorers to major mining companies. His vision for designing and promoting fast, simple and reliable data collection and management solutions has been at the forefront of the Expedio business development since its inception in 1999.

Lara Groves
Managing Director
Lara is a geologist with over 25 years industry experience in hard rock exploration and mining. She has been with Expedio since 2003 as a consultant and in 2014 became a partner and Managing Director. She has extensive knowledge of best practice data management solution design from field data collection through to corporate and government reporting. She enjoys close collaboration with clients and software providers to deliver tailored solutions for data handling across all commodities and project types.
Dr Jude Anderson
Principal Consultant
Jude is a computer analyst and data management specialist with over 25 years experience. She commenced her career in Kalgoorlie and has consulted for many mining and exploration companies in a variety of locations and commodities. She is proficient in all facets of data management and has designed solutions for Mine Production data, Land Access, Reconciliation, Document Control, Metallurgical and Mill processes. Jude is an expert at solution design, workflow auditing, multi-faceted reporting and advanced data delivery.
Craig B
Principal Consultant
Craig has extensive consulting experience in the minerals, oil and gas and utilities industries across state and federal public sectors as well as the private sector. He has a long history with complex spatial and non-spatial data assets and has developed skills as a data specialist, using COTS and open source software to implement data migrations, data engineering workflows, data science and machine learning processes. He is an innovative problem solver, a good communicator, dynamic and results focused.
Sarah Brown
Senior Consultant
Sarah is a geologist with over 25 years working in the mining and exploration industry both in Australia and overseas. Her experience working in analytical laboratories and as a field geologist gives her an excellent understanding of sampling and analytical processes for a number of different commodities. Sarah has enjoyed the challenges faced by managing and designing databases for over 20 years, implementing and monitoring quality control procedures, ensuring data is captured and delivered to clients in its best quality.
Navitha Dukkan-Chembeya Senior Consultant
Navitha is an Environmental Scientist, with over 20 years of geological and exploration data management expertise of both tabular and GIS data, in various commodities. She has worked in Australia and abroad for major mining companies, including De Beers, BHP and Vedanta. She enjoys ensuring that our clients can efficiently maintain, archive and retrieve accurate data for decision-making.
William Jude
Systems Engineer
William has over 22 years’ experience in Information Technology projects in India, Switzerland and Australia. He has extensive experience in supporting applications in enterprises within a managed services and ITIL framework. He is a specialist in database development and performance tuning across a wide variety of data platforms. He has advanced skills in data modelling, project management, software development and is a solution architect specialist and a certified Prince2 Practitioner.
Richard Millington
Support Manager
Richard is a geologist with wide ranging experience exploring for bulk commodities, gold and base metals throughout Australia. He is a practical problem solver with recent field experience supporting all aspects of geological data capture and data management workflows. Richard has a can do attitude ensuring a smooth user experience for all clients through training and ongoing support of all Expedio solutions.