Geoff Kernick

General Manager Commercial


As General Manager Commercial, Geoff leads the PanAust group commercial activities including copper marketing, insurance, supply, logistics and information technology services. He is also a director on a number of subsidiary boards, including the flagship subsidiary Phu Bia Mining Limited.

Prior to joining PanAust in January 2011, Geoff held senior financial management positions across a range of industries, including mining and resources with BHP, steel manufacturing and marketing with BlueScope Steel and downstream steel processing with Ausreo.

He has been Chief Financial Officer with Ausreo in Australia and his career has seen him live and work in several countries, including Australia, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.

Geoff holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, a Masters of Business Administration from the Mt Eliza Business School, and is a 30 year member of CPA Australia.