Chief Executive Officer, Northern Star Resources Limited
Mr Tonkin is a mining engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in the underground hard-rock mining industry. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of one of Australia’s largest listed gold producers with a market capitalisation of A$13 billion and employing over 5,000 staff and contractors.
Before joining Northern Star, Mr Tonkin was Chief Operating Officer at mining contractor Barminco. He has worked across the gold, copper, zinc and nickel sectors and held senior operational positions with Oxiana and Newmont.
Mr Tonkin is currently a Director of the Gold Industry Group, a not-for-profit, member-based industry association. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) with Honours from the Western Australian School of Mines and a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate.