Executive Team

METS employs and engages the services of many skilled and experienced professionals. Our people are highly qualified, trained and have had varied experience with numerous mineral operations both domestic and internationally. Each METS team member holds one or more recognised qualification in the areas of Engineering, Metallurgy and Chemistry and are members of leading industry professional bodies. We believe in ongoing professional development.

Damian Connelly

Principal Consulting Engineer

Damian is a Consulting Engineer with extensive experience on a range of commodities. Experience has been gained in plant operations feasibility studies, detailed design, construction and commissioning, and all unit operations.

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Dr Denis Yan

Consulting Metallurgist

Denis has  over 40 years’ of experience across both an operational and academic background. Over years it has seen him posted into senior university positions such as the Program Chair (Metallurgy), leading substantial cutting edge research programmes or gaining vast field experience in most mineral processing environments.

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Rachel Connelly

Chief Operating Officer

Rachel is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors. She has 21 years’ experience in business including diverse commodity experience.

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Brett Morgan

Process Engineer

Brett is a Process Engineer who specialises in process design and the development of metallurgical testwork programmes. Additionally he has completed project studies from desktop to scoping and up to definitive feasibility studies. His degree in Chemistry gives him a different perspective on the mineralogical problems that may be encountered during a testwork program and the processing of an ore.

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Josh Brown

Process Engineer

Josh is a Process Engineer with a background and keen interest in the resource industry. He has had previous exposure to a range of processing plants including mineral sands wet and dry concentrators, synthetic rutile plants, gold flotation concentrators and CIL circuits, nickel refinery, alumina refinery and a titanium pigment plant.

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Brendon Nicol

Process Engineer

Brendon is a process Engineer with experience in mineral consulting engineering. He completed a double degree in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at the University of Western Australia and has gained industry experience with a graduate placement at METS where he contributed to numerous project from scoping studies to feasibility studies.

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Fred Lunderstedt

Senior Structural Engineer

Fred is a Senior Structural Engineer with extensive experience across civil/structural engineering and design within the residential, mining, industrial and commercial industries. He has worked across all sizes of projects from small residential projects to very heavy plants specialising in steel and concrete structures. He has worked locally and internationally across all aspects of engineering.

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Mehdi Naseri

Mechanical Engineer

Mehdi is a highly experienced mechanical engineer with over 7 years’ experience in designing static and dynamic equipment for different sectors of industry including oil & gas and manufacturing; such as Petrochemical and Power plant steam boilers, variety of vessels, storage tanks and heat exchange’s. As a result of his experience, Mehdi has strong skills in all aspects of static equipment including design, design review, integrity assessment, failure analysis and material selection.

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