04/12/2013 - 15:25

WA women in global mining ranks

04/12/2013 - 15:25

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Rio Tinto employees have dominated a list of 16 executives and key operational players based in Western Australia that feature in the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining.

Toro Energy managing director Vanessa Guthrie (left) and chair Erica Smyth. Photo: Bohdan Warchomij.

Rio Tinto employees have dominated a list of 16 executives and key operational players based in Western Australia who feature in the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining.

Five of the 16 WA-based women work for Rio Tinto, including Joanne Farrell, its global head of health, safety, environment and communities. 

Other prominent local players were Toro Energy managing director Vanessa Guthrie and her chair Eric Smyth, Brumby Resources CEO Alison Morley and recent Fortescue Metals Group recruit Julie Shuttleworth, who manages the Cloudbreak iron ore mine and was a finalist in this year’s Business News 40under40 awards.

It is not just those working directly in mining who rated a mention in the list compiled by Women in Mining (UK).

Management consultant Sabina Shugg, head of mining at Momentum Partners, and lawyer Meredith Campion, partner at Allen & Overy, were also listed.

 

Below are the Western Australian-based women on the list:  

 

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