Jennifer Purdie

Dr Jennifer Purdie’s extensive career has seen her hold roles in engineering, senior technology, strategy and operations for leading international mining companies. Prior to becoming chief executive of Adani, Dr Purdie was the executive vice president of Aurizon, global practice leader of Rio Tinto’s Technology and Innovation team (leading a global network of in‐house technologists and suppliers to deploy innovative technologies across Rio Tinto operations), and she filled engineering roles with Rio Tinto, Alcoa and Altona Petrochemical. Dr Purdie held several senior management and operational roles, and has been deeply immersed in technology development. She has a PhD and Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Materials, Hons 1) from Auckland University and an Executive MBA from the University of Queensland. She is a committee member of Women in Mining and Resources Queensland, a fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Bio last updated 06 Oct 2018

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Total Shareholder Return as at 31/12/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
180thHipo Resources9%-15%
348thEmmerson Resources-14%13%
399thPrairie Mining-23%6%
716 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


Non-Executive Director
Year started and most recent title


156th↓Emmerson Resources$513k
158th↓Prairie Mining$494k
159th↓Hipo Resources$479k
513 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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