Dr. Peter Lilly
Dr Peter Lilly retired at the end of 2017 after 42 years’ postgraduate experience. Approximately half of his working life was spent in universities and industrial research organisations, where he held management positions that included Head of Department, Head of School, Chief of Division, Director and Executive Director. The remaining half was spent working in industry, where he was a team member or team leader engaged on projects located in 15 countries. In industry he held a range of technical, management and executive roles up to and including Executive Director. Over a 20-year period he held Non-Executive Directorships on seven boards.
Peter is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, and a Fellow of the AusIMM.
Peter served the AusIMM on Branch Committees in Perth, Brisbane and Kalgoorlie and has chaired two Task Forces, including the Charter and By-Laws Task Force. He was President of the AusIMM in 2006 and Director from 2001 to 2008 and has received the Institute’s Sir Willis Connolly Medal (2008), Beryl Jacka Award (2008) and President’s Award (2018).