Meet the Operations Team


Dr Peter Downes


Peter is Curator of Minerals and Meteorites at the Western Australian Museum.

Dr Vernon Stocklmayer

Assistant Editor

Vernon is a retired geologist

and co-author of

Gemstones of Western Australia.

Dr Angela Riganti 

Publications Manager

Angela is a geologist with the Geological Survey of Western Australia.

Sue Koepke

Marketing Manager

Sue is a retired accountant and

an enthusiastic mineral collector.

Alan Longbottom

Subscription Manager

Alan is a retired farmer and a dedicated micro-mineral enthusiast.