Jon has fifteen years of broad mining experience covering exploration, project development/approvals, construction, operations and closure. He has held both functional and operational roles in differing cultural contexts, with experience in Africa, Europe, South America and Australia. His commodity exposure covers iron ore, coal, copper, gold, silver, zinc, lead, cobalt and uranium.
He presently serves as Group Manager Closure and Remediation with MMG, where he has been for seven years. His responsibilities cover closure assurance and governance, delivering multidisciplinary technical closure studies, annual closure liability estimation, integration of closure with business planning, and due diligence for M&A opportunities. Prior to MMG, Jon spent eight years working for Rio Tinto and he is currently the Deputy Chair of the ICMM’s Closure Working Group.
Jon has a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) with Honours, Bachelor of Science (Geography and Ecology), Graduate Certificate in Community Relations and a Master of Business Administration. He is an AusIMM Chartered Professional and an RPEQ.