Council 2006-2007

Dr Patrick Foster
Councillor representing Wales and the South West

Dr Patrick Foster is the Anglo American plc Lecturer in Mining Engineering at the Camborne School of Mines, part of the University of Exeter where he lectures and undertakes research into the health, safety and working environmental aspects of mining. Prior to this, he worked for International Mining Consultants Ltd as a mining health and safety consultant. He graduated in Mining Engineering from the University of Nottingham in 1992. He then undertook his PhD at Nottingham looking into risk assessment in the mining industry. He has been a member of the former IMM since 1989, and a Council member of the Institute since 2003. He is currently the President of the South West England Branch of the Institute and represents IOM3 on the Quarry National Joint Advisory Committee of the HSE.

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