Brian Hegarty

BSc (Dublin), PMP

Senior project manager

Equity Yellow Arrow
Brian Hegarty


Bringing six years of project management experience outside of the mineral exploration industry, Brian joined the Equity team as a Project Manager in 2015. Having worked previously with environmental consultancies on large-scale construction projects, Brian has a strong background in logistics and project management. Now focused on mineral exploration, Brian plans and executes many of Equity’s major field projects.


Brian works closely with Equity Project Geologists to create efficient logistical environments and assumes responsibility for the management of in-field project components such as health & safety, community engagement, regulatory engagement and permitting, budget control and forecasting.

Significant Projects

KZK Project, Yukon, Canada

Co-managed prefeasibility-level work programs since 2015. Responsibilities include engagment with local First Nation communities, contruction and management of 50 person remote field camp, management of sub-contractors, design and implementation of Safety, Health, Environment Management Plans.

Habitat enhancement program, British Columbia, Canada

Responsible for project controls, quality management and risk management on program consisting of the design and construction of several habitat enhancement projects in southwest-British Columbia in support of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 port expansion project.

Site C Clean Energy Project, British Columbia, Canada

Part of the project management team during the project planning stage of the proposed Site C dam. Primary responsibilities included the drafting of risk management plans for the early project phases, maintaining project risk register, facilitate and lead risk management workshops with subject matter experts, and ongoing analysis of project schedule/cost sensitivities.

Various Projects, Aecom, Ireland

Central liaison for all field based Project Managers on up to 15+ design-build-operate (DBO) projects at any given time. Responsibilities included budget monitoring, schedule maintenance, risk analysis and regulatory engagement. Also responsible for drafting health and safety, quality and environmental management plans, procedures, and internal auditing in line with company held ISO certifications.

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