The President’s Award recognises notable achievement within the Institute and/or the resources sector in a specific sphere of activity. It was first awarded in 1974.
This award may be presented to any senior and influential professional who has made a notable contribution to, or achievement within the Institute and/or the resources sector.
2022 President's Award Recipient
Bob Vassie is a highly respected executive, role model and thought-leader in the resources industry. A mining engineer, CEO and board director with 35 years’ international experience across a number of commodities and functions, his expertise includes mine operations, resource development, feasibility studies, strategy, corporate restructuring and business improvement.