Keren Paterson is a mining entrepreneur and company director. She is the founder of Western Australia sulphate of potash explorer, Trigg Mining and is a non-executive director of drilling and technology businesses JSW Australia and IDAT.
Keren has successfully led teams from greenfields exploration discovery through feasibility studies, mine development, operations management and international corporate transactions across a broad range of mineral commodities including base, precious, energy and agricultural minerals. She has held senior positions with Mainsheet Capital, Fortescue Metals Group, CopperCo, Energia Minerals, Resource Capital Funds, Mines and Resources Australia, MPI Mines, Outokumpu, Goldfields and RGC.
Keren is a former WA Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year, Mining Engineer from the WA School of Mines with an MBA in Economics from Deakin University and an Advanced Diploma of Corporate Governance. She holds a Western Australia First Class Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency, is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.