05 Sep Ian Dover
Ian Dover spent his early career as a process metallurgist in international copper mining and integrated aluminium corporations in Australia, Canada and Norway. He transitioned to manufacturing after completing his PhD in metallurgical process improvement using mathematical modelling and expert systems in an Australian steel company. He then spent 15 years in business advisory specialising in strategy and operations management, value chain improvement and business turnarounds. After re-joining the energy and resources sector 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 and chairman who has helped a portfolio of start-ups, charities and a major university via his board directorships.