Kurt Forrester is a Chartered Chemical Engineer (CEng MIChemE) and Chartered Professional Metallurgist (MAusIMM CP(Metallurgy)). During his 15 year career he has been professionally engaged as an engineering consultant in the metals and minerals, environmental and applied research domains. This includes process development, feasibility assessment (PEA, PFS, BFS) as well as detailed design (EPCM). He has a broad experience base across several commodities including base metals, gold, rare earth elements and industrial minerals. Kurt is a graduate of the University of Sydney (2001) with a BEng (Hon 1st) in Chemical Engineering and more recently with a PhD in Engineering (2007).