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Shaun Ferris

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Deputy Director-General, Georesources, Department of Resources, Queensland Government

Session chair

  • Stream: Critical Minerals' Provenance Joint Session between Decarbonisation & Critical Minerals Stream
  • When: Tuesday 27 June, 3.30–5.50pm

Shaun Ferris is the Deputy Director-General, Georesources for the Department of Resources. His professional experience in the mining and resources sector over the past 20 years includes environmental management, sustainability, project approvals, stakeholder engagement, government relations, and land and tenement management.

Shaun has a broad range of experience in both the private and public sectors. His success in resources sector operational and management roles throughout regional Queensland has strengthened and refined his strategic leadership style.

Shaun has worked at all stages of the resource sector lifecycle with an Australian-based global resources company, facilitating environmental approvals, planning and tenure approvals, and environmental management services, as well as executing business strategies during mine development and production stages.

Shaun holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) from Griffith University, Brisbane.

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21 July 2023
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21 February 2023