Our leadership team

MinAnalytical - Gary Wheeler

Gary Wheeler

Business Development Manager

Gary has 38 years of experience in commercial analytical laboratories. He is a well-known figure in the exploration industry, with experience in most areas of a laboratory including sample preparation, fire assay, wet lab and AAS. He has held senior management roles focusing on providing client support and liaison, building up an understanding of the exploration industry and client requirements. He also project managed the set-up and commissioning of facilities within Australia.

In late 2010, Gary established MinAnalytical in Canning Vale and feeder preparation facilities in Ghana and Burkina Faso in West Africa. He developed the concept of moving the flow of samples from rig to assay. Gary was quick to see the potential of PhotonAssay technology and has been a key driver in its commercialisation, managing the rollout of the first two units in Canning Vale and Kalgoorlie.

MinAnalytical - Devin Borstel

Devin Borstel

Production Manager

Devin joined MinAnalytical in 2012, starting in the sample preparation department, working up to the position of Production Manager. He acquired vital skills, including gaining a diploma in Laboratory Technology and knowledge used to help develop the company’s procedures, processes and techniques. Prior to becoming Production Manager, Devin worked as the production coordinator, overseeing the processing of samples through the entire facility.

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