Patrick has more than thirty years of international mining experience in metallurgical, managerial, consulting, executive and director roles in all aspects of the industry from exploration through project development, mining and mine rehabilitation. He has operational experience in open cut, underground, and in-situ mining and related processing, on projects in the USA, Germany, Africa and Australia. He has served as CEO/Managing Director of a number of publicly listed and private mining companies based in South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia, primarily involved with project development and company transitioning from exploration to production. Mr Mutz is a Fellow of the AusIMM and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science (honours) and an MBA from the University of Phoenix in the US. Prior to joining Image, Patrick was CEO of Murray Zircon Pty Ltd, the owner and operator of the Mindarie Mineral Sands Project in South Australia.