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Jon Crosbie

Mine Land Rehabilitation Authority

Jon Crosbie

Jon has almost two decades working for mining companies across the whole mining lifecycle, covering exploration, project development/approvals, construction, operations and closure.  He has held both functional and operational roles in differing cultural contexts, with experience in Africa, Europe, South America and Australia. His commodity exposure covers coal, iron ore, copper, gold, silver, zinc, lead, cobalt, molybdenum and uranium.

For the last ten years, Jon has worked in mine closure focused roles, and has extensive experience in the areas of environmental impact assessment, progressive rehabilitation planning, closure liability cost estimation, ecological restoration, stakeholder engagement and socio-economic transitioning. And integrating these areas with strategy, risk, audit and financial functions.

Jon holds undergraduate degrees in Environmental Engineering, Ecology & Geography, a Graduate Certificate in Community Relations, and a Master of Business Administration. He is also a Graduate of The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

He is a Fellow and Chartered Professional with the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and is a current member of their ESG Advisory Council, advising the Board on ESG-related industry issues and trends. He received their Performance Excellence Award in 2022.

Jon has served as an active member of many industry organisations, including the Co-operative Research Centre for Transitions in Mining Economies (CRC TiME), Closure Planning Practitioners Association, and the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM), where he is a past Chair of their Closure Working Group. 

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