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Women in Mining UK appoints Calliope Lalousis to lead its Partnerships Committee

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London, 13 November 2017 – Women in Mining UK (“WIM UK”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed WIM UK member Calliope Lalousis to lead its newly created Partnerships and Finance Committee, effective immediately. In her new role, Calliope will lead the team that manages WIM’s existing strategic partnerships with Anglo American, Glencore, and Rio Tinto, as well as any new partnerships.

Nichole McCulloch, Managing Director WIM UK, said: “The work we do as an organization that promotes the development of women in the mining industries could not be delivered without the generous and ongoing support of our many sponsors and partners, who not only support us financially, but also through their senior advice, research, publishing partnerships, people and facilities. I am very pleased that Calliope has accepted to take on this important role as we continue to formalize and build on our successful partnership model.”

WIM UK is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting and progressing the development of women in the mining and minerals sector.

Notes to Editors

About Calliope Lalousis

Calliope Lalousis is a senior consultant in the Investment & Business Planning team based at Hatch’s London office, principally conducting techno-economic reviews on projects and facilities across the globe. Calliope is a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) with an MBA and has considerable practical experience as a professional engineer and project delivery professional on metals and mining projects around the world.  This includes various stages of project development from identification to execution and operations.  She specialises in project financial evaluation and technical due diligences to help develop and assess the links between technical aspects of projects and facilities and commercial business decisions.

Media enquiries:

Ambre Tanty-Lamothe, Brunswick Group: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959/ wim@brunswickgroup.com

Elizabeth Johnson, WIM (UK) Communications Committee: info@womeninmining.org.uk

New Appointment to the Board

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London, 3 November 2017 –  Women in Mining (UK) (WIM (UK)) is pleased to announce that Judith Mosely has been appointed as Non Executive Director to the Board effective immediately.

Judith has over 20 years in the finance industry specializing in mining and metals.  Currently she is the Business Development Director of Mining for Rand Merchant Bank where she focusses on international mining companies, from juniors to majors, in the African continent.  She is also a non-executive director of BlackRock World Mining Trust plc and Earthwatch.

Commenting on the appointment, Carole Cable, Chair of WIM (UK) said: “The Board is delighted to welcome Judith as a non executive director.  Her rich experience in the mining industry from a finance perspective will bring further depth and breadth to our Board as we deliver on our objectives of promoting women in mining, providing a meaningful network, and raising awareness of mining as a long-term career choice for women.”

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Notes to Editors:

Judith Mosely

Judith Mosely is a senior banker with over twenty years’ experience in the mining and metals sector.  For the last five years she has held the position of Business Development Director for Rand Merchant Bank in London with responsibility for developing the bank’s African business with international mining and metals companies.  She previously headed the mining finance team at Société Générale in London where her focus was principally on debt financing in EMEA and Australia.  She has broad experience across commodity sectors, working with juniors through to multinationals.  Prior to Société Générale, Judith’s early career was with National Westminster Bank’s International Division and Hambros Bank.

Judith is a non-executive director of Blackrock World Mining Trust plc and a Trustee of Earthwatch, an international environmental charity

She is a graduate in Modern Languages from Oxford University and holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Warwick.

 

About WIM (UK)

Created in 2006, WIM (UK) promotes the role of women in the mining industry, provides a network across all types of professions pertaining to mining, and is instrumental on raising awareness of mining as an excellent career choice for women.  Membership is free and open to all women in the mining industry and we have over 2,000 members from all corners of mining-related businesses and professions.  For more information about how to join and to see the benefits of WIM (UK) please visit www.womeninmining.org.uk

Media enquiries:

Ambre Tanty-Lamothe, Brunswick Group: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959/ wim@brunswickgroup.com

Elizabeth Johnson, WIM (UK) Communications Committee: info@womeninmining.org.uk

Women in Mining (UK) Announces New Chairperson

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London, 13 October 2017 – Women in Mining (UK) (WIM (UK)) announces today that Debbie Thomas has stepped down as Non-Executive Chair. Carole Cable, currently a Non-Executive Director (“NED”) on the Board, has been elected to this position effective immediately.

Carole Cable, incoming Chair said: “As our roles within WIM (UK) are voluntary, it is understandable when a member of the Board feels it necessary to stand down due to work commitments as is the case with Debbie. We are sorry to see her leave and on behalf of the Board I would like to thank Debbie for her support over the past 18 months and wish her all the best in her endeavours.”

Nichole McCulloch, Managing Director said: “It has been a pleasure to work with Debbie and I look forward to working with Carole to continue the good momentum we have set over the year to ensure WIM (UK) builds on its promise to promote the role of women in the mining industry, provide a strong network, and raise awareness of mining as a career choice for women.”

ENDS

Notes to Editors:

Carole is the joint head of Brunswick Group’s Energy & Resources practice, specialising in the metals and mining sector. She advises clients on communications for business-critical issues, such as reputation, capital markets, sustainability, crisis, litigation and investor relations. She is a Non Executive Director of Nyrstar N.V. and City Natural Resources High Yield Trust plc.

About WIM (UK)

Created in 2006, WIM (UK) promotes the role of women in the mining industry, provides a network across all types of professions pertaining to mining, and is instrumental on raising awareness of mining as an excellent career choice for women. Membership is free and open to all women in the mining industry and we have over 2,000 members from all corners of mining-related businesses and professions. For more information about how to join and to see the benefits of WIM (UK) please visit www.womeninmining.org.uk

Media enquiries:

Ambre Tanty-Lamothe, Brunswick Group: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959/ wim@brunswickgroup.com

Elizabeth Johnson, WIM (UK) Communications Committee: info@womeninmining.org.uk