Ian Plimer

Former Head of Earth Sciences at University of Melbourne

Ian Plimer

Ian Plimer

Former Head of Earth Sciences at University of Melbourne

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Managing Director & Director at Perth Resources Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Executive Director & MD at Niuminco Group Ltd.

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Former Executive Chairman at Niuminco Group Ltd.

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Former Managing Director at CBH Resources Ltd.

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Founder at Australians for Northern Development and Economic Vision

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Former Acting Chief Executive Officer at Spectrum Metals Ltd.

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Chief Geologist at DevEx Resources Ltd.

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Co-Founder at I-Pulse, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at KBL Mining Ltd.

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Principal at Terence Willsteed & Associates

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Ian Plimer
Former Head of Earth Sciences at University of Melbourne
Undergraduate Degree

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is an Australian public university. Established in 1949, it is ranked among the top 60 universities in the world according to the QS World University Rankings. It has more than 50,000 students from over 120 countries. The main UNSW campus is located on a 38 hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney. Other campuses are the College of Fine Arts in Paddington, UNSW@ADFA, the University College at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra, and sub-campuses at Randwick and Coogee in Sydney, as well as research stations around NSW. UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australian research-intensive universities, and of the international network Universitas 21. UNSW graduates hold more chief executive positions of ASX 200 listed companies than those of any other university in Australia.

Doctorate Degree

Macquarie is renowned for its interdisciplinary research and teaching, highly skilled graduates and first-class facilities.


Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy is an Australian private company located in Carlton, with subsidiaries in Hong Kong, that provides services to professionals engaged in all facets of the global resources sector.

Career History
Professor-Mining Geology
2005 - 2012

The University of Adelaide is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874,

Head of Geology
1985 - 1991

The University of Newcastle (UoN), informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore and the central business districts of Newcastle and Sydney. Historically, the University of Newcastle Medical School has implemented the problem-based learning system for its undergraduate Bachelor of Medicine program – a system later mandated for use by the Australian Medical Council throughout Australia. It pioneered use of the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) in the early 1990s. UMAT has since been accepted widely by different medical schools across Australia as an additional selection criteria. The University of Newcastle is a member of Universities Australia and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Head of Earth Sciences
1991 - 2005

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 34 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014).

Boards & Committees
Non-Executive Director
2018 - Current

Atlas Iron Pty Ltd. engages in the exploration and development of iron ore and mineral properties. Its portfolio includes Wodgina, Abydos, Mt. Webber, Corunna Downs, McPhee Creek, South East Pilbara, and Ridley Magnetite projects. The company was founded by David Nathan Flanagan on August 6, 2004 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

Non-Executive Chairman
2011 - Current

Niuminco Group Ltd. engages in the exploration of mineral properties. It operates through the Edie Creek-PNG and May River & Bolobip-PNG segments. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Belrose, Australia.

Non-Executive Chairman

Yeeda Oil Ltd. operates as an oil and gas exploration company which focuses on the Canning Basin in onshore Western Australia. The company was founded in March 26, 2012 and is headquartered in Mount Lawley, Australia.

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Centenary Medal
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