Lynda Burnett is a geologist with over 30 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry. Prior to joining Sipa Resources from 2014-2020, she was director of exploration Australia for Newmont Asia Pacific. During her nine-year tenure with Newmont, Ms Burnett was responsible for the strategic planning, management and oversight of all Newmont’s generative exploration projects, as well as business development in the Asia Pacific region including the discovery of the plus 3Moz McPhillamy’s Gold Deposit in NSW. Prior to her roles at Newmont, Ms Burnett worked for a number of mining and exploration companies including Normandy, Newcrest and Plutonic Resources and as an executive director of Summit Resources. She is on the advisory board of the Centre for Exploration Targeting based at the University of WA.