Experts from the resources, innovation and government sectors are available at CORE to provide professional services and funding pathways to CORE members.

Members are invited to book 45-minute meetings with Experts. Non-members may access Experts by request.

Meet the Experts


Legal Services

Michael Brady, Special Counsel, Mills Oakley He specialises in providing corporations active in the technology, minerals, oil and gas, mining services and commodities sectors with commercial and practical advice related to legal issues within the areas of corporate, contract, business, start-up, energy & resources, regulatory and equity capital markets law.

Business Strategy

Dr Bella Butler is a Senior Lecturer at Curtin University who specialises in strategy, corporate governance and international business. She incorporates her expertise in theoretical concepts with industry knowledge to provide evidence-based best practice advice.

METS Business Development

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Martin Collard is a business advisor at Austmine where he is focussed on delivering the Federal Government’s ‘Entrepreneur’s Program’.  He can assist resources sector businesses develop robust and sustainable business capability aligned to the needs of the sector.


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Sheryl Frame, Commercialisation Adviser - Sheryl assists innovative new businesses in their transition from idea to commercial venture. She is imminently qualified to do so, having started a number of technology based businesses or her own, each of which resulted in a trade sale or IPO.

Research Facilitation

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Ken Green Innovation Facilitator – Ken works at the ‘interface’ between business and research. He works with companies to translate business problems into research questions and brokering relationships with expertise and resources in Universities and other publicly funded research organisations.

Supply Chain Facilitation


Pia Turcinov Supply Chain Facilitation – Pia is an experienced commercial lawyer, company director and senior manager. She assists 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


Dr Anil Subramanya, is Research Portfolio Manager at the Minerals Research Institute of WA (MRIWA), a state government agency that provides and administers financial grants for minerals research. Anil has 25 years’ experience in the exploration industry. He is passionate about safety, technological innovation and business improvement.

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Mr Mark Woffenden, is CEO of the Minerals Research Institute of WA (MRIWA), a state government agency that provides and administers financial grants for minerals research. Mark has forty years’ experience in the minerals industry, notably in leading research and business operations units, change management and process and technology improvement.

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