Iluka Resources Ltd
Mark is a research scientist working for Iluka Resources, a mineral sands mining and processing company. Mark has a background in soil science and plant biology, with a variety of experience in university-, government- and industry-based research, and a particular focus on the rehabilitation of mined land. For more than 15 years he has worked in the mineral sands and bauxite mining and processing industries on research to ameliorate soil water and physical factors that inhibit successful re-vegetation following mine closure. He also works closely with plant ecologists on achievable targets for re-vegetation of mined land. Mark leads rehabilitation practice improvement in Iluka Resources. Mark also holds adjunct positions at Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia.