Director Profile: Diana Drinkwater

Name: Diana Drinkwater
Grade: MAusIMM
Member Since: 1998
Profession: Metallurgist
Company: Mineralis Consulting Pty Ltd
Position: Consultant
Location: Queensland

Brief CV

Diana is a metallurgical engineer and professional educator with 30 years’ experience across a range of minerals industry sectors and commodities. She is a regular industry speaker and published author in the area of minerals industry education and graduate professional development. Diana spent her early career in operations, engineering design and process commissioning, which provided a solid foundation in the practical aspects of minerals engineering she brings into her education and technology transfer activities. In 2013 Diana was the first female member appointed to the International Mineral Processing Council (IMPC), and she has is currently chair of the IMPC Education Commission. Her AusIMM activities have included branch committee roles in North West Qld, Far North Qld and South East Qld, and she chaired the Metallurgical Society from 2012 to 2015