Adrienne Rourke

General Manager

Resource Industry Network

Adrienne Rourke has been the General Manager at Resource Industry Network since 2015 and is responsible for the management of the industry association, growing membership, stakeholder engagement and promotion of the sector. Following significant internal changes and the industry downturn Adrienne has been the driving force to re-establish RIN as a peak industry association for the region’s engineering and heavy industrial businesses.

Adrienne has recently been appointed by Senator Canavan to the Resources 2030 Taskforce to identify and bring about bold attainable reform to the Australian resources sector.

Adrienne has over 20 years’ experience in marketing and business development roles for the private sector and not-for-profit organisations, both nationally and internationally. Adrienne is also the Deputy Chair of Mackay Community Foundation and the regions representative on the federal governments Bowen Basin Regional Jobs and Infrastructure – Bowen Basin Committee.


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Shaun Browne

Shaun Browne


Chairman & Managing Director

AME Research
John Ralston

Prof. John Ralston


Emeritus Laureate Professor

University of South Australia
Bruce Hebblewhite

Prof. Bruce Hebblewhite


Professor of Mining Engineering

University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Dale Oram

Dale Oram


General Manager

Oceanagold (NZ) Ltd