Janine Herzig



Janine first joined the AusIMM in 1991 and was admitted as a Fellow in 2009. She was first elected to the AusIMM Board in 2013, and then as AusIMM President for 2019 and 2020.

Janine has a Bachelor of Engineering (Metallurgy) and 30 years’ experience in the resources industry, encompassing executive management, consulting, technical and production roles, across base metals, uranium, precious metals and industrial minerals. She started her professional career in Mount Isa and later worked in various operational roles in Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, Capel, Perth, North Stradbroke Island and the Murray Basin. Janine spent 10 years with Iluka Resources in Mineral Sands before moving to Adelaide in 2005 to take on the role of General Manager with Amdel (now Bureau Veritas). She then established a consulting business in 2009, undertaking due diligence work, desktop reviews, independent audits and acting as an expert witness in the field of mineral sands processing and tailings management.

Janine has served on the AusIMM Adelaide Branch Committee for the past 15 years in a variety of leadership roles including Branch Chair, Student Chapter liaison, Mentoring and as a member of the EEF Scholarship Interview Panel.

In addition to her role as an AusIMM Director, Janine has Chaired the Policy and Advocacy Committee, served on the Ethics Committee, convened the MetPlant Conference Series, sits on the EEF Board of Trustees, the Audit and Risk Management Committee and served on a variety of other committees and task forces including numerous AusIMM conference organizing committees, including International Uranium since 2007.

Janine believes the strength of AusIMM lies in the diversity of multidisciplinary membership and geographical locations, including the regional branches and specialty societies. She is a keen ambassador for the AusIMM upholding itself as ‘the trusted voice’, for maintaining relevance and delivering value to the sector and broader community.

Janine Herzig