Ian Plimer

Professor Ian Plimer was appointed to the Sun Resources board on 23 September 2013 and became Chairman on 7 November 2013. Professor Plimer is an Emeritus Professor at The University of Melbourne where he was Professor and Head of the School of Earth Sciences (1991-2005). He was Professor of Geology (University of Newcastle 1985-1991) and Professor of Mining Geology (University of Adelaide 2005-2012). He has been awarded the Leopold von Buch Medal for Science, the Centenary Medal, the Eureka Prize (twice) and is a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Professor Plimer has published more than 130 scientific papers and is author of multiple best-selling books for the general public. Professor Plimer’s main geological interests are in resources. He serves on the boards of listed companies Silver City Minerals Ltd (ASX:SCI); Lakes Oil NL (ASX:LKO), Niuminco Group Ltd (ASX:NIU), Kefi Minerals plc (AIM:KEFI) and unlisted entities (Hope Downs Iron Ore Pty Ltd, Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd, Queensland Coal Investments Pty Ltd, TNT Mines Ltd).
Bio last updated 20 Apr 2019

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