Dr. Ben Adair
Dr. Ben Adair
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Dr Ben Adair is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE). Originally from Ireland, Dr Adair has over 28 years’ experience in the Minerals Industry. He has worked for approximately half his time in applied Research and Development for the sector and the rest in a variety of company roles, most notably with Rio Tinto (in Australia and the United States) as well as in the South African Platinum Industry. Prior to joining CRC ORE in 2015, he worked at the University of Queensland both as Director of the JKMRC and then running an Industry funded Ore Sorting Centre. His primary interests are in step change technology to improve the Energy, Production and Water signatures of operating sites in the Minerals Sector.

Email: ben.adair.fomaus2020.events@aspermontmedia.com
My Sessions
Sustainability and Innovation: A low energy, water and emissions driven future