Principal Research Fellow - Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland

Glen is a Principal Research Fellow at the Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland in Australia and has over 25 years’ experience in the resources industries. Glen’s research interests centre on the practical application of industrial ecology principles for improving the extractive industries' sustainability performance and its contribution to the circular economy. He is currently leading a program of work in the Wealth from Waste Cluster project that focuses on the barriers and enablers of 'mining’ metals contained in the collections of discarded manufactured products, consumer goods and industrial large-scale waste. He has also had a long-standing involvement in the research and development of a risks and opportunities framework for enhancing the integration of sustainability concepts into the early design phases of new projects in the extractive industry.

Experience

  • –present
    Principal Research Fellow - Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland

Education

  • 1988 
    University of Cambridge, PhD (Chemical Engineering)
  • 1985 
    University of Queensland, MEngSc (Chemical Engineering)
  • 1982 
    University of Queensland, BE (Chemical) (1st class hons.)