Paul Heithersay

Deputy Chief Executive

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

As Deputy Chief Executive, Dr Heithersay leads a group of divisions which cover responsibilities for managing the state’s mineral, gas, petroleum, energy, and investment sectors on behalf of the people of South Australia.

Dr Heithersay also heads the Resources Infrastructure and Investment Task Force, a specialist team that works to secure investment in state significant projects involving mineral resources and downstream processing.


Other Panellists

James Purtill

James Purtill


Director-General

Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Adrienne Rourke

Adrienne Rourke


General Manager

Resource Industry Network
Dale Oram

Dale Oram


General Manager

Oceanagold (NZ) Ltd
Jared Osborne

Jared Osborne


General Manager - Technical Development

Rio Tinto