South Australian Update
Director Geoscience & Exploration, Energy Resources Division, South Australian Department for Energy and Mining
Elinor commenced with the Department as a geologist in the South Australian Department of Mines and Energy in 1985 after graduating from the University of Adelaide with an Honours degree in geology, specializing in sedimentology. Since the 1990s Elinor has focused on researching and marketing SA’s petroleum, geothermal, gas storage and more recently, hydrogen potential, to the world to attract investment via acreage releases, new data products and research deliverables.
In her role as Director of the Geoscience and Exploration Branch, she leads the skilled and enthusiastic energy resources geoscience team researching prospectivity, attracting investment, managing massive datasets and company work program compliance.