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Ian Lawrence

With a wealth of experience in the resources, technology development, services and contracting sectors, Ian’s many and varied skills cover marketing, planning, strategy development, project development, operations management, technology assessment, financing and capital raising. He is a skilled and experienced mentor.


  • Management-
  • Finance-
  • Planning-
  • Marketing-
  • Governance-
  • Relationships-


  • Mining-
  • Professional, scientific and technical services-

Spoken Languages:

State: Victoria

Primary Locations:

  • Melbourne CBD-
  • Melbourne South-
  • Melbourne South East-

Locations by request:

  • Surfcoast-
  • (All times for Melbourne location Monthly for surfcoast )

Mentoring available by:

  • In Person, Face to Face in (Victoria)

Current Occupation:

SBMS Mentor, Part-time Company Director and Company Principal

Detailed CV:

Ian is an experienced executive manager and director with a track record operating large and small-scale mining operations, developing public and private companies and financing a new mining project. He has established and sold a business and provided advice to others.

  • 1977-1978. Metallurgist with a nickel mining project.
  • 1978-1984. Concentrator Superintendent with a nickel mining project.
  • 1984-1986. Mill Superintendent at a joint venture mine.
  • 1986-1995. Resident Manager (Dam), Manager (Metallurgy) and Project Engineer at a major dam operation.
  • 1995-1997. Group Manager Technology with a resources company.
  • 1997-2010. Managing Director of a business providing professional services to the mining, mineral processing, technology and research industries.
  • 2006-2013. Managing Director of a resources company.
  • 2013-current. Principal of an advisory company.
  • 2016-2019. Director of an e-commerce business.
  • 2017-current. Director of a global resource fund.


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Executive MBA HBS PMD61