Director Profile: Rex Berthelsen

Name: Rex Berthelsen 
Grade: FAusIMM(CP)
Member Since: 1990
Profession: Geologist
Company: MMG Limited
Position: Principal Resource Geologist
Location: Victoria

Brief CV

AusIMM Immediate Past President

Rex Berthelsen is a geologist with over 25 years AusIMM membership and industry experience in Australia and internationally. He holds a BAppSc (USQ) and PGDipSc (JCU) and is currently completing a Master of Geostatistics from the University of Adelaide. Rex has held technical and leadership roles within the gold and base metal exploration and mining sectors with companies including Normandy, Nord Pacific, Pasminco, Rio Tinto, Goldcorp and New Gold. He is currently the Group Manager Technical Governance with MMG Ltd. He previously worked on mining and exploration projects in Brazil, Mexico, USA, and Canada, in addition to 15 years working on projects in Queensland, Northern Territory and New South Wales. He has served on AusIMM committees and Branches such as Cobar Branch as Chairman and Treasurer, Lachlan Branch, the Emerging and Strategic Issues Committee, the Women in Mining Committee (WIMnet), Branch Resurrection, Policy and Advocacy, Awards, Audit and Risk and Investment Committees. His voluntary service also included contributions to the NSW Geological Survey Ministerial Advisory Committee over a 5 year period from 2006.

Rex has been a member of the Board of Directors of the AusIMM since 2011 and was elected President for 2015 and 2016.