Shaun Ferris

Deputy Director-General
Georesources, Department of Resources – Government of Queensland

Shaun was appointed as the Deputy Director-General, Georesources on 8 July 2019 after having acted in the position from November 2018. His professional experience in the mining and resources sector over the past 20 years includes environmental management, sustainability, project approvals, stakeholder engagement, government relations, and land and tenement management.

Shaun has a broad range of experience in both the private and public sectors. His success in resources sector operational and management roles throughout regional Queensland has strengthened and refined his strategic leadership style.

Shaun has worked at all stages of the resource sector lifecycle with an Australian-based global resources company, facilitating environmental approvals, planning and tenure approvals, and environmental management services, as well as executing business strategies during mine development and production stages.

Shaun holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) from Griffith University, Brisbane.


Presentation details

9. Specialist Panel: Ask the Regulator
Tuesday 21 May 2024
3:45pm – 5:00pm