Our People:

Katie Peters

Chief Executive Officer


Katie is a Senior Geologist at Kenex with 10 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry. Katie has been involved in numerous mineral potential mapping projects in several countries including porphyry copper-gold in Papua New Guinea, epithermal gold in western Turkey, and wind energy in New Zealand. At Kenex Katie has had key roles in the collection and management of spatial data, undertaking and managing mineral potential mapping projects, and developing and implementing exploration target databases and analysis techniques. In her new role as New Zealand Operations Manager Katie is responsible for the overall management of Kenex operations and projects.


Katie has presented at numerous conferences in New Zealand and internationally helping to market Kenex's predictive modelling and exploration targeting capabilities.


Outside of work, Katie is a busy mum with two young boys. When time allows she enjoys practicing yoga, reading a good book, bush walking and gardening.


  • Over ten years in the mineral exploration and GIS Industries with Kenex.
  • Bachelor of Science (Geology) - 2004 Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Master of Science with Honours (Geology) - 2007 Victoria University of Wellington.
  • VIEPS Geology of Gold Short Course 2008 held at Melbourne University. 
  • Overall management of Kenex operations and projects.
  • Client management.
  • Undertaking and managing mineral potential mapping projects.
  • Collection and management of spatial data using GIS.
  • Updating Kenex’s SQL Server databases.
  • Marketing and business development including presenting at conferences.

Key Projects:

Duke Exploration, Australia

NSW Models, Australia

Epithermal Au Models, NZ

Guiana Shield, South America

Volta Basin, Ghana

Kumasi Basin, Ghana

Porphyry Models, PNG

Wind Models, NZ

Polymetallic Models, Botswana

VMS Models, Oman

Au Models, Turkey

Cu Models and GIS, Namibia

Geothermal Model, NT Australia

IOCG Models, Zambia

Polymetallic Models, S. Korea

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