Philippe Dozolme


Philippe Dozolme is a mining and explosives specialist with more than a decade of experience. 

He has extensive mining operation experience with broad exposure to various exploration, drill and blast and processing methods and technologies, and is a regular contributor to professional magazines such as International Mining magazine. He also serves as Managing Editor for Skillings Mining Review. Skillings Mining Review has been covering the mining of metallic ores since 1912.


Phillippe Dozolme wrote about mining for The Balance from 2010 to 2014. He is group marketing manager at EPC Groupe in Paris, and has an extensive background in mining and mining safety. A member of the International Society of Explosives Engineers, Phillippe introduced the concept of remote wireless technology to initiate explosives, contributing to safety standards in the industry. 

As a consultant, Philippe provides the banking sector and private equity firms with valuations of mineral projects or due diligence services in mining-related merger and acquisitions. He also assists mining suppliers and mining groups with risk analysis, legal and environmental assessments, market intelligence and business development strategies.

Philippe has taught seminars and courses in 15 different countries on operational and technical aspects, economics, legal and health and safety issues linked to the introduction of advanced technologies in mining operations.

Philippe is a member of the International Society of Explosives Engineers.



In 1997, Philippe earned a Master’s degree in Commerce and Administration with a specialization in Industrial Dynamics from Paris University.

He holds a Master's degree in International & European Law from the Universite D'Auvernge and is an alumnus of the French Institute of Higher National Defence Studies where he earned a tertiary degree in explosives engineering.

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