AusIMM launched its 125th anniversary celebrations at the 2018 Congress held in Adelaide last week. During the event, Janine Herzig, a Fellow and Chartered Professional of the AusIMM, was elected to the role of President for 2019.
Janine has more than 25 years’ experience in the minerals industry, encompassing executive management, consulting, technical and production roles.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mineral Processing, Janine started her professional career as a metallurgist at Mount Isa Mines, before working in numerous locations, across a diverse range of commodities, and rising to senior and then principal metallurgist.
She moved to Adelaide in 2005 to take on the role of General Manager for Amdel (now Bureau Veritas) before establishing a metallurgical and management consulting business in 2009.
‘It is exciting to be part of AusIMM’s 125th anniversary celebrations, and it is a true honour to be elected to this important leadership role and to help shape the direction for the next 125 years’ said Janine.
‘I am very passionate about the resources sector and the important role of professionals in driving innovation and the highest professional standards.’
‘It is important that our professionals lead the way in fostering a workplace culture that attracts the best and brightest students and graduates to ensure the future success of the minerals industry, the AusIMM and the prosperity of Australasia and the rest of the world.’
Janine remains an active member of the AusIMM Adelaide Branch, which she chaired in 2011-12, in addition to her role as a Director. She was elected to the AusIMM Board in 2013 and has Chaired the Policy and Advocacy Committee since 2014.
Janine will commence her term in January 2019.