Shaun Ferris

Shaun Ferris

Deputy Director-General Georesources, Department of Resources

Queensland Government

Shaun was appointed as the Deputy Director-General, Georesources on 8 July 2019 after having acted in the position from November 2018. His professional experience in the mining and resources sector over the past 20 years includes environmental management, sustainability, project approvals, stakeholder engagement, government relations, and land and tenement management. 

Shaun has a broad range of experience in both the private and public sectors. His success in resources sector operational and management roles throughout regional Queensland has strengthened and refined his strategic leadership style. 

Shaun has worked at all stages of the resource sector lifecycle with an Australian-based global resources company, facilitating environmental approvals, planning and tenure approvals, and environmental management services, as well as executing business strategies during mine development and production stages. 

Shaun holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) from Griffith University, Brisbane.

Shaun Ferris

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  • Wed, 01 Nov
  • 11:00 - 14:00 AEDT
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  • 180 min
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  • Energy Transition
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  • Energy Transition Theatre

Developing Critical Minerals Supply Opportunities

  • 11:00 - 11:05
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  • 5 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Welcoming Remarks
  • 11:05 - 11:35
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  • 30 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Investment Opportunities in Queensland’s Critical Minerals
  • 11:35 - 11:50
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  • 15 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
A Commitment to Discovery and Development in NSW
  • 11:50 - 12:30
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  • 40 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Industry Panel Discussion: The Search for Energy Transition Minerals in NSW
  • 12:30 - 12:50
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Critical Minerals in Victoria: Unlocking Australia’s Next Global Mining Province
  • 12:50 - 13:10
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Diverse Opportunities for Critical Minerals in the Northern Territory
  • 13:10 - 13:40
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  • 30 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Driving International Supply Chain Collaboration in Critical Minerals
  • 13:40 - 14:00
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
United States Department of Defense Efforts to Reach Net Zero and Ensure Resilient Supply Chains for Critical and Strategic Materials