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220906 - MRIWA Staff Dr Geoffrey Batt


Dr Geoffrey Batt has been a Research Portfolio Manager providing strategic direction and portfolio management services for the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) since 2019. He champions work in MRIWA’s Exploration Amplification focus area and leads MRIWA’s Education Program.

Alongside his core responsibilities in portfolio management and strategic project development for the Institute, Geoff maintains a strong focus in high-impact science communication and knowledge transfer. He is a passionate advocate for the accessibility and transferability of research innovation in the applied mining sector.

An experienced research scientist and business manager, Geoff came to MRIWA from a private sector consulting role and has spent 20 years as a successful and respected researcher and educator at leading institutions across Australia and around the globe.

He holds a PhD in Earth Science from the Australian National University (ANU), and an MBA from UWA.



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