David Smith

David Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Bach. Eng, Masters Eng. Post Grad. Dip Mngt FIQ

Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying Australia
Chairperson of the Institute of Quarrying, QLD
CCAA Health & Safety Advisory Committee

With over 25 years’ in mining and heavy industry with major resource and industrial minerals organisations, David has become an accomplished Executive with both domestic and international experience across operations and business development.

David is passionate about building business and leading teams through times of change and growth and has a strong focus on safety and sustainable business as a result of his own personal experience within the industry.

Strategic planning and delivering on corporate, operational, and environmental goals along with the health and safety of the Australian Agricultural Minerals team, lies at the forefront of David’s operational and leadership approach.

David currently sits as Chairman of the Institute of Quarries Qld branch, along with Industry body safety and environmental committees and has previously sat on the industry reference committee for trades and technical training for the federal government. In previous roles, has worked closely with numerous government departments to achieve positive outcomes for organisations and communities and industry.

With David’s wealth of experience and knowledge his focus is to lead Australian Agricultural Minerals to being a supplier of choice and to be recognised as consistent and dependable by our customers, shareholders, and employees.


Australian Agricultural Minerals is an Australian owned and operated company providing Calcium Carbonate, Gypsum, Dolomite, and other specialty minerals to the Agricultural, Livestock, Mining and Manufacturing industries.