Australasian Institute of Minerals Valuers & Appraisers
COMPETENCE – REASONABLENESS – TRANSPARENCY – INDEPENDENCE – MATERIALITY

Register of Members

Steven TAMBANIS
MAIMVA – 027

Steven TAMBANIS

Expert Witness

BEc, BSc (Geology)

A skilled executive with extensive strategic, commercial and operational experience gained across large and small mining companies in multiple commodities, corporate banking and broking, globally...

Ian BLAYDEN
MAIMVA – 023

Ian BLAYDEN

Expert Witness

BSc(hons), MBA, PhD

Ian graduated with a PHD from the university of Newcastle in 1971 and worked with a number of companies including BHP, Exxon, Earth Resources Australia and BP Coal, principally on oil and coal pro..

Ricardo N. ALONSO
MAIMVA – 022

Ricardo N. ALONSO

Expert Witness

BSc(Geo), PhD

After obtaining his degree in Geology in 1978, Ricardo began his professional career doing geological mapping at the Argentina’s National Geographic Institute. In 1980, Ricardo joined RTZ Borax Ar..

George EDWARDS
MAIMVA – 020

George EDWARDS

Expert Witness

BSc (Tech), UNSW

George is a metallurgy graduate from UNSW and has been prominent in the coal industry in Australia and overseas for over 40 years, including having part owned and operated three export coal mines,..

Leeson Desmond (Des) WHITE
MAIMVA – 019

Leeson Desmond (Des) WHITE

Expert Witness

BE (Met & ChemEng)

Des has over forty years experience in the mineral and metals sectors, earlier in management and as a consultant for fourteen years. He consults in the specialist areas of metallurgical and chemic..

Dr Robert YEATES
MAIMVA – 018

Dr Robert YEATES

Expert Witness

BE, MBA and PhD

Dr Rob Yeates is a qualified mining engineer, with over 40 years of experience in engineering, operations and management of mines and mining projects, primarily in Australia and New Zealand. His p..

Rodney ELVISH
MAIMVA – 017

Rodney ELVISH

Expert Witness

FRMIT (Primary Metallurgy), Dip. Mi Econ

Rod is a Consultant Metallurgist and Company Director who has extensive operating and consulting experience in metallurgy and mineral processing. He is Chair of the Mineral Processing commission o..

Victor RUDENNO
MAIMVA – 016

Victor RUDENNO

Expert Witness

B.E. (Mining), MComm, PhD

Victor Rudenno holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering, a Master of Commerce and a Doctor of Philosophy. During his academic career from 1978, he lectured both at the University of New South Wales ..

Ian WHITE
MAIMVA – 015

Ian WHITE

Expert Witness

MSc, BSc (Hon), DIC

From 1974 to mid-1993, I was employed by several companies in the Australian mining industry in positions ranging from graduate metallurgist to Chief Metallurgist. Since mid-1993 I have traded as ..

Phillip THOMAS
MAIMVA – 014

Phillip THOMAS

Expert Witness

BSc(Geo), MBM

Phil Thomas is an experienced geologist with significant field and modelling experience in the areas of iron ore, and precious metals. He has participated in the process of raising capital though ..

Roland NICE
MAIMVA – 013

Roland NICE

Expert Witness

BSc(Met Eng)

During my 45 years in the mining industry I have earned a reputation for expertise in the fields of Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Pyrometallurgy and Extractive Metallurgy. I have high level..

Peter INGHAM
MAIMVA – 012

Peter INGHAM

Expert Witness

BSc, MSc, DIC, GDipAppFin (Sec Inst)

Peter Ingham is Principal of Peter Ingham and Associates Pty Ltd and is a graduate mining engineer with more than 25 years in the mining industry in Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. His experie..

Malcolm HANCOCK
MAIMVA – 011

Malcolm HANCOCK

Expert Witness

BA, MA, CP

Mining geologist with over 40 years of experience in exploration, project evaluation, mine development, mine operations and general management. Experienced in both open pit and underground mining..

Janet M EPPS
MAIMVA – 009

Janet M EPPS

Expert Witness

BSc (Geol), MSc (Envir)

Ms Janet Epps (BSc. (Geol), MSc. (Envir), FAusIMM) is a Director of Environmental Management Consultants International (EMCI) and a Senior Associate of BDA with some 35 years national and global e..

Adrian BRETT
MAIMVA – 008

Adrian BRETT

Expert Witness

MSc, BSc(Geo), M Environmental Law

Adrian Brett has 34 years experience as a geoscientist variously located in Central and SE Asia, Africa, Middle East and Pacific: Countries most recently worked in include Australia, China, Jordan..

Antony H. OSMAN
MAIMVA – 007

Antony H. OSMAN

Expert Witness

BSc(Geology), BSc(Geophysics & Maths)

A commercial geologist with over 40 years experience in coal prospect assessment, evaluation and development programs from grass roots appraisals through to mining company transformation (Indonesia,..

Peter Henry STITT
MAIMVA – 006

Peter Henry STITT

Expert Witness

BE (App Geo), Grad Dip (Mineral Technology)

Peter Stitt has 50 years mining industry related experience. He worked for Australian Consolidated Industries Ltd for a period of twelve years. Early appointments were in production leading to thr..

Robert (Bob) ADAMSON
MAIMVA – 005

Robert (Bob) ADAMSON

Expert Witness

BSc, MSc(GeolHons1)

Robert (Bob) Adamson gained his BSc 1963 and in 1966 graduated with MSc (First Class Honours in Geology) from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. In 1964-5 and 1965-6, he carried out geolog..

Michael John LAWRENCE
MAIMVA – 004

Michael John LAWRENCE

Expert Witness

BSc (Hons1), Grad Dip Pub Sect Mgmt, Prof Cert Arb

Mike Lawrence is an Australasian economic geologist with over 46 years international Minerals Industry experience (France, Southeast Asia and the Pacific) as a senior executive for major consultan..

Dr Carlos SORENTINO
MAIMVA – 003

Dr Carlos SORENTINO

Expert Witness

PhD, MEnvSt, BE(Chemical), DipRadTech

Dr. Carlos Sorentino is an engineering and resources’ economist specialising in the analysis of capital decisions in the mining sector, the economic evaluation of business, the quantitative ..

John Steuart McINTYRE
MAIMVA – 002

John Steuart McINTYRE

Expert Witness

BE (Mining) Hons

Mr McIntyre is a mining engineer and certified Mine Manager in NSW and Queensland, with more than 40 years of experience in the management, operation and design of mines, including underground bas..

John Stuart F DUNLOP
MAIMVA – 001

John Stuart F DUNLOP

Expert Witness

BE (Mining), M EngSc (Mining), P Cert Arb

Mr Dunlop is a mining engineer and certified Mine Manager having approximately 40 years of international surface and underground mining experience in a variety of base metals, industrial and preci..

Jay EVANS-WHEELER
MAIMVA – 025

Jay EVANS-WHEELER

Expert Witness

BSc(Hons) DipCM MBus LLB

Jay Evans-Wheeler is a qualified geologist, accountant, chartered secretary and *lawyer, who has extensive experience in analysis and interpretation of statutory, legal and business documents with..