Julian Perkins  -  M.Sc., DIC, ACSM, FAusIMM, MAICD

Non-Executive Director & Metallurgical Consultant

Mr Jules Perkins was Manager of Mining & Technology (Australia) for AngloGoldAshanti Ltd, one of the world’s largest gold mining companies, until 2006. His career includes underground mining engineering in South Africa and management of metallurgic operations on the Zambian Copperbelt.

He led the mineral processing department of Shell Research in the Netherlands for three years before moving into corporate management. He moved to Australia with Shell in 1989, where he was involved in the management of mining and metallurgical operations and technology. Similar roles followed with Acacia Resources Ltd and AngloGold Ashanti. Mr Perkins is currently Chairman of the Board of Parker Centre Ltd, which manages the Parker Cooperative Research Centre (‘CRC’) for Hydrometallurgy.

He has previously been a director on the boards of the CRC Mining and the Australian Centre for Mining Environmental Research.