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Biographical entry Espie, Frank Fletcher (1917 - 2004)

OBE, FTSE

Born
8 May 1917
Burma
Died
13 January 2004
South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Company director

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Events

1940 - 1945
Career position - Served in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF)
1957 - 1961
Career position - Assistant General Manager of production at the Zinc Corporation
1961 - 1962
Career position - General Manager of Comalco Products
1962 - 1964
Career position - General Manager of Conzinc Riotinto of Australia, Sydney
1964 - ?
Career position - Director of Mary Kathleen Uranium Ltd.
1964 - 1965
Career position - General Manager of the Industrial Division of Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Ltd.
1966
Career position - Director of Kembla Coal & Coke
1967 - 1985
Career position - Director of Bougainville Copper Ltd.
1968 - 1979
Career position - Executive Director of Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Ltd.
1970 - 1980
Career position - Member of the Council of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
1971
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
1971 - 1979
Career position - Chairman of Bougainville Copper Ltd.
1974 - 1979
Career position - Deputy chairman of Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Ltd.
1975
Career position - President of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
1977 - 1990
Career position - Director of the Westpac banking Corporation (formerly the Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd.)
1978 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1978
Award - Kernot Medalist at the University of Melbourne
1978 - 1980
Career position - President of the Australian Mining Industries Council
1978 - 1990
Career position - Member of the Council of the Australian Mineral Foundation
1979
Award - Knight Bachelor (Kt cr)
1979 - 1983
Career position - Member of the Council of the Australian Mineral Industry Research Association Ltd.
1979 - 1985
Career position - Non-Executive Director of Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Ltd.
1979 - 1987
Career position - Chairman of the National Petroleum Advisory Committee
1979 - 1987
Career position - Director of ICI Australia Ltd.
1980 - 1987
Career position - Director of Tubemakers of Australia Ltd.
1980 - 1989
Career position - Member of the Council of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
1981 - 1989
Career position - Director of Woodside Petroleum Ltd.
1983
Award - William Lawrence Saunders Gold Medalist of the American Institute of Mining Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers
1983 - 1986
Career position - Vice-President of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
1985 - 1988
Career position - Director of Westralian Sands Ltd.
1988 - 1990
Career position - Chairman of the Australian Mineral Foundation

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Archival resources

The University of Adelaide Archives

  • Sir Frank Fletcher Espie - Recods, 1966 - 1979, 90/136; The University of Adelaide Archives. Details
  • Sir Frank Fletcher Espie - Recods, 1952 - 1988, 92/120; The University of Adelaide Archives. Details

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Online Resources

Ailie Smith