I am James Simon and I graduated from the Papua New Guinea University of Technology with bachelor of engineering in mineral processing engineering. I have profound background knowledge about mineral processing engineering, and I have six weeks of industrial training work experience with Newcrest Mining Limited at Lihir gold mine operations.
I am a faster learner and a great team player with very good problem solving and analytical skills. I also have good written and oral communication skills as well as good leadership skills. I am computer literate and able to utilize Microsoft excel, word and PowerPoint presentations, and I am  able to work in diverse and multi-cultural work environments.


  • analytical
  • Good problem solving
  • leadership and communication skills.
  • Time Management


Papua New Guinea University of Technology

2018-2022 Bachelor's degree in mineral processing engineering

I was selected to the Papua New Guinea University of Technology in 2018 to study mineral processing engineering. I completed my studies in 2022 with a cumulative GPA of 4.36/5.

Kitip Lutheran Secondary school

2014-2017 Grades 12 and 10 certificates

I passed out of Kitip Lutheran Secondary school in 2017 with all A’s and I was the overall grade 12 Dux awardee in 2017.


Lihir gold mine perations, Newcrest Mining Limited

Dec. to Jan. (Six weeks long) Pregraduate trainee metallurgist

I was engaged by Newcrest Mining Limited at its Lihir gold mine operations as a pregraduate trainee metallurgist during 2021 Christmas holiday period.