16 October 2017

ATSE (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering) - Eminent Speaker Series

Everyone welcome especially students from Year 11 and 12

Dr Vanessa Guthrie (Member of School Council 2009 - 2014 and past parent) is Managing Director/CEO of Toro Energy Limited, responsible for delivering Toro's maiden uranium product from the Wiluna Project. She has over 25 years of experience in mining operations, company strategy, sustainability, indigenous affairs and environment. She as a former mine manager for WA's Huntly bauxite mine at Dwellingup, and was head of Sustainable Development for Alcoa World Alumina Australia and then Woodside Energy for over 8 years. Dr Guthrie was the winner of the 2013 Outstanding Professional Woman award from the WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy and was also recognised in 2013 in the world's Top 100 list of inspirational women in mining globally. Dr Vanessa Guthrie was appointed by the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott, MP to the Australia-India Prime Ministers' CEO Forum in January 2015, to help drive the bilateral economic relationship between Australia and India.

Dr Guthrie will discuss the role of uranium to provide energy for the future and will reflect on her long career in the mining industry.