Mr Stephen Durkin

Mr Stephen Durkin

Bid wins:
World Engineers Convention Australia - WEC 2019
20-22 November 2019

International Mineral Processing Congress
9-13 October 2022

About:
Stephen Durkin is CEO of AusIMM, the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, representing 13,000 professionals in the resources sector. Prior to this role Stephen led Engineers Australia for five years, the peak body for engineering with over 100,000 members. Stephen has a broad range of executive experience around the globe covering professional associations, consulting and financial services.  Stephen was Monash University’s Civil Engineering Alumnus of the Year in 2014 and from 2016-2017 was on the Prime Minister’s Industry 4.0 Taskforce.  Stephen is passionate about the role of conferences in building the brand of associations, as showcased through the very successful international IMARC conference co-hosted by AusIMM and the Victorian government attracting over 4,000 delegates to Melbourne each year.  As a Club Melbourne Ambassador Stephen was a part of the successful bid for Melbourne to host the 2019 World Engineering Convention in November along with the successful bid to bring the XXXI International Mineral Processing Congress, a major international mining conference, to Melbourne in 2022.

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