Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources

Dr Rod Dukino

Dr Rodney Dukino Dr Rodney Dukino has spent his career in research and marketing roles with BHP Billiton. He joined BHP Billiton's Technology Group in 1996, conducting and leading iron ore and coking coal research programmes. Rod joined marketing in 2006 in a China based role responsible for the technical marketing of iron ore, coking coal and manganese.

He took on his current role in 2007 as the Global Iron Ore Technical Marketing Manager. BHP Billiton conducts research with institutes such as the NIER to understand and enhance the operating and environmental performance of its products in the steelmaking process and applies the outcomes to support iron ore sales and business growth.  Rod holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Sydney and is a Director of BHP Innovation Pty Ltd. He is married with four children and lives in Singapore.