Alex Atkins has had a multi-disciplinary mining career spanning over 25 years, starting in Kalgoorlie WA and then all around Australia and Papua New Guinea. Alex’s purpose is to promote value-creative cultures and prevent value-destructive events in mining.
Alex holds two Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) Degrees from the University of Queensland and WA School of Mines qualifying her as a Mining Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer & Geologist. She holds First Class Mine Manager’s Certificates for WA & Queensland, has an MBA(Finance), is a graduate of AICD and Chartered Professional Fellow of The AusIMM.
Alex has 25+ years’ experience through the full mining value chain in roles that find, design and run mines, regulate mines and in the Big 4’s auditing mining companies. Her expertise is mostly in underground base and precious metals (minor open cut experience) as a mining engineer, geologist & geotechnical engineer.
Alex is a Non-Executive Director of Ausdrill Ltd (ASX:ASL), Founder of her own consultancy, Director of IntWIM (London) and Director of Canadian Mining Sustainability and it’s global equivalent (ESG – Technical and Operational Risk – Board Assurance).
Alex was named one of the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women In Mining by WIMUK (London) in Nov 2018. In 2019, Alex was inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame and was appointed an esteemed Fellow of Engineers Australia.