OfficeHours@CORE will see Experts from the resources, innovation and government sectors available at CORE to provide information, feedback, professional services and funding pathways to CORE members. Members are invited to book 45-minute meetings with Experts via the booking system based on the schedule below. 

Additional Experts with be added to the OfficeHours@CORE program as further opportunities and demand allow.

Meet the Experts

Entrepreneurs’ Program

The Federal Government's Entrepreneurs’ Program uses experienced advisers and facilitators, drawn from industry, to ensure businesses get the advice and support needed to improve their competitiveness, productivity and to seek growth opportunities.


Pia Turcinov Supply Chain Facilitation – Assisting SMEs to participate in domestic and global supply chains, generate sustainable business growth and find opportunities to connect and network with their customers.

Minerals Research Institute of WA

The Minerals Research Institute of WA (MRIWA) is a state government agency that provides and administers financial grants for minerals research. The institute can facilitate and procure minerals research collaborating with local, Australian and international research and scientific institutions and is also able to undertake and procure minerals research itself. In addition to directly supporting minerals research projects, they are able to help fund activities that promote public awareness of minerals research.

Mr Mark Woffenden CEO – Mark has forty years’ experience in the minerals industry, notably in leading research and business operations units, change management and process and technology improvement.

Dr Anil Subramanya Research Portfolio Manager – Anil has 25 years’ experience in the exploration industry. Passionate about safety, technological innovation and business improvement.

OfficeHours@CORE Schedule

Experts will be available from 9am to 1pm each day.

Mon 27 March     Pia Turcinov, Entrepreneurs Program Book now

Fri 31 March     Mark Woffenden, MRIWA Book now

Fri 14 April Anil Subramanya, MRIWA Book now

Fri 28 April     Mark Woffenden, MRIWA Book now

Mon 1 May     Pia Turcinov, Entrepreneurs Program Book now

Fri 12 May Anil Subramanya, MRIWA Book now