Meet Our Global Team

Nick Gow

Senior Study Manager

PhD Metallurgical Engineering/Chemistry, 2015, Montana Tech BS Chemistry, 2012 Montana Tech MS Metallurgical Engineering, 2008 Montana Tech BS Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 2008 Montana Tech

Nick joined the Paterson & Cooke team in 2022 and is currently a senior study manager based in our Denver office. He is a diverse mineral processing engineer with fifteen years of experience based in early-stage project metallurgical development and late-stage/brownfield process optimization.

Nick’s experience comes from years of hands-on metallurgical testing focused on the impacts of geometallurgical considerations, including design and due diligence of metallurgical testing campaigns for processes. These include comminution, gravity, flotation, and leaching of base and precious metals with a focus on bridging the metallurgical needs of a site to relevant and realistic analytical testing.

He has conducted analytical and metallurgical audits for operations both domestically and internationally, having completed projects in the United States, Armenia, Turkey, Indonesia, Canada, Mexico, and Bolivia.

Nick’s is also certified as a MMSA Qualified Professional for Mineral Processing, Professional Engineer, CN Code Auditor, Associate Editor for the MME Journal, ABET Program Evaluator, and Research Associate Professor at the Colorado School of Mines.