Dr Adam McKinnon is a gold and base metals exploration and mining professional with extensive discovery experience in central western New South Wales.
Dr McKinnon will become managing director of Magmatic Resources in early 2022. He has been with Aurelia Metals since June 2014 and is the general manager of exploration and business development where he led the rapid expansion of its exploration programs, culminating in the discovery of the high-grade Federation zinc-lead-gold-copper-silver deposit, a proposed underground mine development. Dr McKinnon had also held technical roles with CBH Resources and KBL Mining in central western New South Wales. Whilst at KBL, he designed and managed an exploration program that led to the discovery of the high grade Pearse Au-Ag deposit near Mineral Hill, which has now been mined.
Dr McKinnon holds a PhD in Exploration Geochemistry and Mineralogy from Western Sydney University, with a study focus on deposits in central NSW.