Jonathan Loraine is the Chair and Founder of Core Group, a technology and innovation company which provides metallurgical testwork, process design and technology to the minerals industry, with a focus on critical minerals. He was the Chair of the CRC for Optimising Resources Extraction (“CRC ORE”) from inception to the end of its funding term in 2021, with over one billion dollars of value created for its industry participants.
He is also a Partner of Neuchâtel Partners, an advisory company to the resources, energy and utility sectors, also focusing on the critical minerals sector. Jon has over 35 years of senior level resources industry operational and commercial experience in Europe, Africa, North and South America, and Australasia. This has encompassed exploration management, project development and financing, operational management, and commercialisation of technology across all sectors of the resources industry.