Dan Sutherland

Dan Sutherland

Biarri EMI

Dan Sutherland is the algorithmic leader of Biarri EMI, a company that enables organisations to make better business decisions, create and leverage efficiencies powered by data and mathematics. He uses the power of mathematics to deconstruct and predict patterns and changes in business process and activity focusing on improving operational efficiencies of machinery, schedules, people rostering and equipment maintenance.

As CEO, Dan has consulted and overseen successful projects in the resources sector using mathematics as the driving force to optimise;

  • short interval control & shift planning – Newcrest Mining
  • people and activity scheduling at large scale high capital assets – Origin Energy, Shell, Santos
  • cross-industry people rostering to proactively manage the movement & rosters of people – Harmony Gold, Origin Energy, BMA
  • asset auto design for intensive capital projects including design of CSG & Conventional Gathering Networks
  • further strategic and operational analytics projects for international companies – BP, Shell, Santos, Newcrest, Harmony Gold & more

Dan graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) First Class Honours, University Medal and as Class Valedictorian. He incorporates his background in Computational Neuroscience (field of study in which mathematical tools and theories are used to investigate brain function) to help solve complex problems in the business world. His experience fuels his passion for creating swift and innovative solutions for the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure industry.