Dr Janelle Simpson
Director, Minerals Geoscience at Geological Survey Queensland

Janelle graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Geology and Geophysics from Monash University in 2009 and was awarded a PhD in Geophysics from the University of Adelaide in 2019. Janelle is an award-winning geophysicist with exceptional technical skills and also has a passion in making a difference. She is the incoming President of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the Director of Minerals Geoscience for the Geological Survey of Queensland. She oversees the Queensland Government's critical minerals projects with a view to ethical supply of the minerals needed for a carbon neutral future.