BEng (Mining), MSc (Minerals Economics)
Chief Operating Officer
Bob Fulker was appointed Chief Operating Officer of OZ Minerals in February 2016 and holds accountability for all operating assets, assets under development and Group Technical Services.
He is a highly experienced mining engineer with more than 30 years industry experience in the minerals industry with the majority of these in the safe management of significant operations for industry leaders including BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Western Mining, Normandy and MIM.
Bob has experience across Australia and Africa in strategic leadership through corporate and operational roles, most recently as Managing Director & CEO of a junior copper producer and Asset President of the BHP Billiton Cannington Silver Lead Zinc operation. Other leadership roles have included the asset management of the Cannington underground Silver Lead mine, underground Crinum Coal operation, Mt Isa deep Copper expansion, integration of the two underground Mt Isa Copper mines and the Mt Charlotte Gold operation of the Golden Mine in Kalgoorlie.
Throughout his career Bob has traversed the Australian continent in his search for knowledge in effective methods to improve the safety performance and profitability of mining operations. He has worked from the Central NSW mining district of Cobar to the far north in the Pilbara of WA and back to the coal mining district of Emerald in Queensland.