Ken Brinsden is a mining engineer with more than 20 years’ experience in surface and underground mining projects. Ken is the CEO of Pilbara Minerals
Ken Brinsden graduated from the Western Australian School of Mines in 1993, and has since created an extensive career profile working with companies including WMC Resources, Normandy, Central Norseman Gold Corporation and Iluka Resources.
He was Managing Director of Atlas Iron for more than three years, and continues his role there as Non Executive Director.
During his time at Atlas Iron, Brinsden contributed to the rapid growth and development of the company from a “junior explorer to iron order producer.”
The company stayed ahead of its competitors thanks to the “amazing culture and team spirit that was, and still is, evident there,” Brinsden says. “Add to that a healthy dose of innovation and you get a pretty special combination that drives outcomes.”
He was also Director of Manna for three years, a not-for-profit volunteer Victorian organisation that assists homeless and disadvantaged individuals and families. Brinsden’s current work with Pilbara Minerals involves a remarkable lithium discovery at the Pilgangoora Project in the North Pilbara, and progressing and improving on his company’s development and collaborative success.