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Geologist

Avinash Bisnath, South African geologist. Member of South African National Committee Scar (geoscience delegate 2007), Geological Society South Africa (council member 2009-2010).

Background

Bisnath, Avinash was born on October 17, 1974 in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Son of Bhan and Shuno Bisnath.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University KwaZulu Natal, Durabn, 1996. Master of Science in Geology, University KwaZulu Natal, Durabn, 2000. Doctor of Philosophy in Geology, University Cape Town, 2005.

Career

Shaft geologist AngloGold, Klerksdorp, South Africa, 1996—1998, Vaal Reefs, 1996—1998. Lecturer University KwaZulu Natal, 1999—2005. Managing director, geologist Kai Batla Minerals Industry Consultant, Somalia, since 2008.

Senior geologist Council Geosci., Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, 2005—2007. Senior exploration geologist Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc., Johannesburg, 2007—2008.

Membership

Member of South African National Committee Scar (geoscience delegate 2007), Geological Society South Africa (council member 2009-2010).

Connections

Married Bhavna Purmasir. Children: Trishalya Purmasir, Ruhan.

father:
Bhan Bisnath

mother:
Shuno Bisnath

spouse:
Bhavna Purmasir

child:
Trishalya Purmasir Bisnath

child:
Ruhan Bisnath