Mr O’Donovan has a strong lithium and mine development background with close to 15 years demonstrated success in managing large scale construction and mining development projects and operations across various commodities including lithium, copper and iron ore.
He has worked with a range of companies, most recently Pilbara Minerals, where as Project Manager, he was responsible for successfully leading the development and bringing into operation of the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum Stage 1 mine and processing facility.
Most recently as Integration Manager for the recently acquired Altura Lithium Operations he was responsible for integration and restart of the Altura asset within the broader Pilbara Minerals business.
He has also worked with Atlas, FMG, Australian Premium Iron JV and Rio Tinto (Copper).
Mr O’Donovan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Civil & Structural and has also carried out further studies in the fields of Sustainability, Circular Economy & Social Governance.