05 Sep Ian Dover
Ian Dover spent his early career as a process metallurgist in international copper mining and integrated aluminium corporations. He transitioned into manufacturing and ICT after completing his PhD in metallurgical process improvement using mathematical modelling and expert systems within an Australian steel production plant. He joined a business advisory firm specialising in integrated strategy and operations improvement for technology-intensive clients. With 12 years of business turnaround and value chain improvement experience, he moved to CSIRO as the director for business development and commercialisation in the minerals research flagship before helping to establish METS Ignited. He is an experienced operations executive, director, chairman and has invested successfully in a portfolio of start-ups.