Alex Atkins is COO of PETRA Data Science Pty Ltd, Director of The AusIMM and Greenfields Exploration Pty Ltd. Her multi-disciplinary mining career – which started in 1986 in Kalgoorlie, WA – spans 25+ years all over Australia & PNG. Her experience is mostly in underground base and precious metals (minor open cut experience) as a mining engineer, geologist & geotechnical engineer.