Chris is the CEO of Austmine, the peak industry body representing the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector. Chris became CEO in 2014, and has been working to help METS companies succeed and grow since 2007.
With 30 years of experience in international business, industry development and general management, her background covers a wide range of industries and she has held senior management positions in Australia and overseas.
Chris is firmly focused on delivering value to Austmine’s members, creating opportunities and driving strategic innovation and collaboration across the industry. She has forged powerful relationships, and has helped to significantly raise the profile of the sector to the point that it is now recognised as a key economic driver of the Australia economy.
Australia has a “once in 100-year" opportunity to play a key role in providing minerals to support the global energy transition, the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Sydney has been told - but the prospect is not without its challenges.