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CET Governance

The dedication and engagement of the CET Strategic Advisory Board and the CET Technical Working Group is central to our success. Members of these committees are nominated from industry and within our collaborative partner organisations.

The CET is part of the School of Earth Sciences and operates under UWA policies and regulations for Centres and Institutes.

Please see attached the Constitution of the Centre For Exploration Targeting Strategic Advisory Board

CET Constitution


Strategic Advisory Board

The CET Strategic Advisory Board provides advice to the School on research themes and strategic direction. Its constitution outlines its role and mission, and members are drawn from industry, academia, and government partners.


 Strategic Advisory Board members

Lynda Burnett (Chair)

Independent Consultant

Paul Collings

Annette George

Deb Lord
Valuation and Resource Management
Tony O'Donnell
Curtin University

Will Robinson
Encounter Resources

Steffen Hagemann

Ian Sandl (Deputy Chair)
Independence Group (IGO)

John Vann
Anglo American

Chris Wijns
First Quantum Minerals


Technical Working Group

The CET Technical Working Group provides advice on the technical relevance of CET research and makes comment on new opportunities and ways to enhance the research outcomes for use by industry. Its members comprise senior industry representatives and individuals, plus colleagues from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and the Geological Survey of Western Australia.  


Technical Working Group members

Chris Wijns (Chair) First Quantum Minerals
Ed Baltis I​ndependent Consultant 
Steve Barnes CSIRO
Barry Bourne
Terra Resources
Mark Doyle AngloGold Ashanti
Steve Garwin Independent Consultant
Howard Golden Independent Consultant
John Hart
Rio Tinto
Jon Hronsky Western Mining Services
Chris Kirkland CET - Curtin University
Dave Lawie IMDEX
Asmita Mahanta
Michael Nugus
AngloGold Ashanti
Paul Polito
Independence Group (IGO)
Steffen Hagemann CET - UWA
Gary Snow ​Gold Fields Australasia  
Ian Tyler Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA)
Lisa Vella Rock Solid Geophysics