Meet the team

Julie Shadbolt – Director

Julie started working in the mining industry in 1987 and has a broad range of geological experience including exploration, underground and open pit mining.  Julie also worked for three years at acQuire Technology Solutions where she assisted with the development of the acQuire data management software.  Julie has managed exploration and mine geological databases for a number of companies including WMC Resources, Robe River Mining Co, BHP Billiton, and Fortescue Metals Group before venturing out and starting rOREdata in June 2005.

Ian Cook – Principal Consultant

Ian started in the minerals industry in 1980. He has a broad range of experience in Exploration, Mining & Resource Development geology & data management. He has developed, led & participated in projects including geotechnical & environmental database development, spatial database implementation & delivery of training & knowledge capture. He has extensive experience in administering & using SQL & Oracle databases, programming & using geological modelling packages & drill hole applications such as acQuire. Ian joined rOREdata in June of 2009 as a Geoscientific Data Specialist & brings with him a demonstrable record of success & a strong commitment to delivering solutions to the minerals business. His primary focus is geoscientific & spatial data acquisition and management.

Sarah-Louise De Klerk – Senior Database Administrator

Sarah-Louise is a geologist with 20+ years experience in the industry, starting her career as a geologist in South Africa where she worked for the national Geological Survey. Holding a Master’s degree in Geology makes Sarah-Louise ideally suited for the interpretation and assessment of data and integrity of data. Sarah-Louise first gained exposure to acQuire 10 years ago when employed by Bannerman Resources in Perth, and was subsequently offered the position of a Senior Database Geologist when the position became vacant. Sarah-Louise has joined the rOREdata team as Senior Database Administrator, managing acQuire for different clients.