John Parker
Managing Director
Lincoln Minerals

Dr Parker is a geologist and geophysicist with extensive knowledge of the geology, mineral deposits and mineralizing systems in the Precambrian of southern Australia.

He was formerly Chief Geologist with the mapping branch of the South Australian Geological Survey but has spent the last 23 years in mineral exploration as Director of Geosurveys Australia Pty Ltd and Managing Director of Lincoln Minerals Limited and Australian Graphite Pty Ltd.

He has made a major contribution to the identification and delineation of graphite, iron ore and other resources in South Australia and has a broad knowledge of the global graphite industry including graphite deposits in Sri Lanka and China. He was a former Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellow where he studied Lake Superior-style banded iron formations at the Minnesota Geological Survey.