Gavin Beer - General Manager Metallurgy
BSc. (Ext. Metallurgy), MAusIMM(CP)
Gavin Beer has more than 25 years of experience in technical and operational roles in the mining industry. He is a Chartered Professional and a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He is qualified as a Competent Person for both JORC and NI 43-101 reporting with respect to his metallurgical expertise.
Early in his career, Gavin held significant plant management roles in gold and base metal operations in Bulgaria, China, Fiji, Indonesia and Australia. For the past eight years, he has worked almost exclusively on rare earth projects. From 2007 until 2011 Gavin held the role of Manager of Metallurgy for Arafura Resources where he was responsible for flow sheet development, managing pilot and demonstration plant programs from beneficiation to separated rare earth oxide products.
Gavin started his own consultancy business in 2011 providing specialist metallurgical expertise to the to the rare earth industry. He was responsible for the flow sheet development of eight Rare Earth projects worldwide including Peak’s Ngualla Project. Gavin joined Peak full time in February of 2015.