ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Janine Herzig is a Director of MetVal Consulting Pty Ltd, a Non-Executive Director of Base Resources Ltd and a Director of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).
Janine has over 30 years’ experience in the resources sector, across multiple commodities and encompassing executive management, consulting, technical and production roles. She started her professional career as a Metallurgist in Mount Isa and later worked in various operational and project roles on multiple sites, including a decade with Iluka Resources and then as General Manager, Minerals and Industrial, with Amdel.
Janine is a Fellow and Chartered Professional (Metallurgy) of the AusIMM. She has been on the Board of the AusIMM since 2013, serving as President and Chair in 2019 and 2020 and as Immediate Past President for 2021. She is also an active participant in the AusIMM ESG/Social Responsibility Committee and the Global Mineral Professionals Alliance and its Global Action on Tailings initiative.
In 2020, Janine commenced a non-executive Director role with Base Resources, an Australian-based, African-focused, mineral sands producer listed on the ASX in Australia and AIM in the UK.
Janine has a wealth of experience and a passion for advocating for professionals in the sector, upholding technical and ethical standards and supporting students and young professionals through formal and informal mentoring. She has peer-reviewed countless technical papers as the primary Editor of the Spectrum publication "We are Metallurgists, Not Magicians" and the Convenor of the MetPlant conference series since 2017.