Zimi Meka is one of the founding directors of Ausenco Pty Ltd and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in 1999.
Zimi’s background includes senior roles in engineering and operations companies prior to the formation of Ausenco in 1991. He has over 38 years’ experience in the development and operation of a wide range of processing plants and infrastructure in the minerals industry in Australia and internationally.
He is the Queensland University of Technology’s 2008 Alumnus of the Year, was awarded the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy’s 2009 Institute Medal and is one of Australia’s top 100 most influential engineers as awarded by Engineers Australia. In 2013 Engineers Australia also named him Queensland Professional Engineer of the Year.
He is a Fellow of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In 2019 Zimi was inducted into the Engineers Australia Hall of Fame.