AusIMM appoints Stephen Durkin as new CEO

  • By AusIMM

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (the AusIMM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Durkin as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Stephen brings extensive experience in business and association management to his new role, and possesses highly-regarded skills in government, media and community relations.

Stephen was most recently Chief Executive of Engineers Australia, where he drove the 100,000+ member association through a successful member-centric transformation. He holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

The AusIMM is the peak body for professionals in the Australasian minerals sector. AusIMM President, Colin Moorhead, said Stephen’s high-profile record of organisational transformation would position the Institute for further growth.

‘The Institute represents professionals working in one of the few sectors in Australasia that is truly world class’, Mr Moorhead said.

‘As leaders in a global industry, professionals working in the minerals industry are supported by the AusIMM’s network of development opportunities and professional standards. I look forward to working with Stephen to take the AusIMM to the next level of growth.’

Stephen said he is excited by the opportunities presented by his appointment as AusIMM CEO.

‘I am pleased to be joining an industry that is such an important world leader. I look forward to working with the Institute’s progressive and action-focused Board as we lead the AusIMM into a new era of recognition and support for minerals professionals.’

Stephen commenced his role with AusIMM on 29 May 2017.

About AusIMM – The Minerals Institute

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) represents 13 000 professionals working in the global minerals industry. Our role is to provide leadership and opportunities to minerals industry professionals and to represent members on global, national and local issues that affect them and their communities.

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