Dr Peter Lilly became a professional director at the end of 2015 after 40 years’ experience. Approximately half of this was in universities and industrial research organisations where he held management positions that included Head of Department, Director of WA School of Mines, Chief of Division, Director and Executive Director. The remaining half was in industry where he worked on mining and civil engineering projects in 15 countries and held a range of technical, management and executive roles up to and including Executive Director.
Peter is currently Chairman of the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia, a Non-Executive Director of METS Ignited Australia Ltd, a Director and Trustee of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy Education Endowment Fund, a Director of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM, a member of CSIRO’s Mineral Resources Advisory Council, a Member of the Accreditation Council of the Australian Research Management Society, and Chairman of the Inductees Selection Committee for the Australian Prospectors & Miners Hall of Fame.
He is a past President of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and was elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering in 2007