Peta Barnes


Peta Barnes


B.Sc. Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry

In early March 2024, Peta joined the orelogy team as CEO. Peta’s extensive technical and strategic experience in the mining industry has equipped her with a unique perspective on the complexities of the sector. Her tenure as GM Global Portfolio Geoscience at Rio Tinto allowed her to delve deep into the intricacies of geoscience operations on a global scale. Transitioning to the role of GM Technical Services at BHP further honed her skills in technical management and innovation.

In her most recent position in Resource Value Chain Executive Management Consulting, Peta demonstrated her ability to drive strategic decision-making and optimise resource management processes. Her diverse background across large corporations and smaller firms underscores her versatility and adaptability in navigating the dynamic landscape of the industry.

As CEO of orelogy, Peta is poised to lead the company towards a future defined by innovation, sustainability, and growth. With her proven track record of leadership and success, she is set to steer orelogy towards new levels of achievement and position it as a leader in the mining industry.

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