Dr Frank Bierlein is a highly regarded geologist. He has performed a range of consultant, researcher and lecturer and industry professional roles over a 30 year plus working career. These positions have seen him work across multiple commodity market segments. They have been located both in Australia and five other continents. He has worked or consulted for a number of well-known companies, including QMSD Mining Co Ltd, Qatar Mining, Afmeco Australia, Aveva NC, Newmont Gold, Resolute Page Mining, Goldfields International, Freeport McMoRan, and the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Dr Bierlein is also an experienced public company director and highly regarded researcher. He is currently a Non-executive Director on the Boards of Blackstone Minerals Limited; PNX Metals Limited; Firetail Resources Limited and Impact Minerals Limited. As a researcher/lecturer, he has published and co-authored more than 130 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals.
Dr Bierlein obtained a PhD (Geology) from the University of Melbourne, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and a member of both the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and the Society of Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits.