Ivor Roberts

Executive Director Regulatory Support, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Ivor Roberts is a geologists with wide experience as a researcher, lecturer and regulator in the exploration and mining industry. He holds a BSc (Hons) from the University of New South Wales, a PhD from the University of Wollongong and an MBA from Deakin University. From January of this year, Ivor was appointed as an Executive Director in the Safety Regulation Group of Western Australia’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. Previously, from 2010, he was the Executive Director of Mineral Titles; the division responsible for the approval and compliance of all prospecting, exploration and mining titles in Western Australia. Prior to this, he was the Manager of Mineral Resources in Perth and Regional Manager (Geological Survey Division) in Kalgoorlie. Preceding his employment with the state government, he held senior academic and research positions at several universities, including the University of New South Wales, Sydney and the Western Australian School of Mines, Kalgoorlie. His research publications have focused on clay mineralogy.

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