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 in the gold, copper, lead, zinc , uranium and iron ore industries with particular emphasis on gold. Experience has been gained in plant operations  feasibility studies, detailed design, construction and commissioning, and all unit operations. He is an internationally recongised specialist in mineral processing having worked in North and South America, South East Asia, Africa and Europe.

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Dr Denis Yan

Consulting Metallurgist

Denis has over 40 years’ of experience in mining and during this time has had vast experience in most mineral processing environments. Most of Denis’ background is in senior university roles where he led substantial cutting edge research programmes and taught at the WA School of Mines as Program Chair (Metallurgy).

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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 twenty-one years’ experience in business, including a diverse range of commodity experience. She is currently the Director and Chief Operating Officer of two unlisted engineering companies that provide specialised engineering services to a wide variety of clients including mining, oil and gas companies, the Australian Defence Force, fabricators, developers, local governments, councils and private home owners.

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