We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Zimi Meka to the Mineral Resources Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 17 May 2022.
Zimi has more than 35 years’ experience in the design, construction and operation of minerals processing plants and infrastructure, both in Australia and internationally.
He is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding director of consulting and engineering firm, Ausenco. Since the early 2000s, he has overseen Ausenco’s diversification into a global business with over 3,000 people across 26 offices in 14 countries servicing the minerals & metals, oil & gas, and industrial sectors.
Commenting on the appointment Mineral Resources’ Chairman, James McClements said:
“On behalf of my fellow directors, I am delighted to welcome Zimi to the MinRes family. His significant commercial and engineering experience and ability to deliver innovative solutions to the resources industry will be of significant value to MinRes. His appointment will broaden and strengthen the Board as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”
Zimi has a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours in Mechanical Engineering) from the Queensland University of Technology, and he is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and Fellow of Engineers Australia.
Zimi’s professional achievements include being inducted into the Engineers Australia Hall of Fame in 2019, and being named as one of the country’s Top 100 most influential engineers in 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015 by Engineers Australia.
Congratulations on your appointment Zimi and welcome to the MinRes family!