General Manager Projects

Qualifications: BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

Stewart Watkins has over 30 years’ experience in many facets of the mining industry including operations, engineering consulting, project development and management.  This has included a wide range of roles including corporate and business management, business development, project/study management, process design, commissioning and process plant operation.

Stewart has technical experience in the areas of mineral dressing, flotation, hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy in commodities as diverse as base metals, iron ore, mineral sands, gold and uranium, both in Australia and internationally.  Prior to joining Arafura in 2018, Stewart gained business experience including being a partner in Intermet Engineering, which was sold to Sedgman Limited in 2007, along with executive project development roles held at Continental Nickel and IMX Resources, which included close involvement with strategic planning, investor relations and financing.

Stewart is a Fellow of the AusIMM.