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Kim Wainwright


Xplore Resources

Kim is a prominent figure in the exploration and mining industry, serving as a Business owner, Director, and passionate advocate. As the CEO and founder of Xplore Resources, a reputable exploration and professional services firm, Kim focuses on collaborating with businesses to facilitate the development of exploration and mining projects, both within Australia and internationally.

Since 2019, Kim has held the esteemed position of Chair of the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC), where she actively works alongside the sector to promote Queensland’s exceptional prospectivity on a global scale. Her dedication to advancing the industry has garnered recognition, earning her a well-deserved place on the prestigious “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (WIM 100) list in 2022.

Kim’s expertise extends beyond her leadership roles, as she holds multiple Directorships in various sectors, including the ASX, not-for-profit organisations, and the private sector. Additionally, Kim maintains strong community ties through her philanthropic endeavors, notably serving on the Board of the Prince Charles Hospital Foundation since 2018.

With her wealth of experience, unwavering commitment, and extensive network, Kim continues to make significant contributions to the exploration and mining industry, while actively engaging in meaningful community initiatives.

Kim Wainwright
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