WIM (UK) is run by a team of volunteers
The four Executive Committees are led by Amanda van Dyke and supported by Emma Johnson who runs the Administration for the
Group. The Chairman and Heads of Committee are further guided and supported by the Advisory Board.
WIM (UK) Chairman – Amanda van Dyke
Amanda van Dyke is a director for Palisade Capital Corp, a Merchant bank invests in and assists with strategic development for natural resource companies. Amanda worked as a professional gemologist before obtaining an MBA and a Masters in International Economics at SDA Bocconi in Milan, and China Europe International Business School in Shanghai. She began her career in mining investment banking. As Chairman of WIM UK for the last 3 years, Amandaâ€™s focus has been establishing and promoting the business case for women in the mining industry.
Network Administrator – Emma Johnson
Emma Johnson has worked for WIM (UK) for the past three years as Network Administrator.
Emma worked for major PR firms before working part time in recruitment and membership organisations to be able to combine a family with work.
International – Nichole McCulloch
Nichole McCulloch is currently the Managing Partner at The Ashton Partnership and leads their global Energy & Natural Resources Practice. She has previously campaigned for two US presidential elections in addition to holding management positions with a number of US based firms.
Communications – Justine James
Justine James Co-founder and MD of Gable Communications, has 20 yearsâ€™ experience in financial and corporate communications with significant experience advising mining companies in international markets including Africa, North America, and Australia.
Treasurer – Kate Baldwin
Kate Baldwin has over 10 yearsâ€™ experience within the mining industry gained from working with mining entrepreneur Kevin Foo primarily as General Manager of former AIM listed gold producer Celtic Resources Holdings PLC and subsequently with Highcountry Investments Limited and Victoria Oil & Gas Plc.
Membership – Jennifer Maxwell
Jennifer Maxwell – As counsel in the London office of Canadian law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Jennifer provides advice across a broad range of business law matters, focusing particularly on mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, and securities regulatory matters.
Education – Stephney Dallman
Stephney Dallman a director in PwCâ€™s mining practice is a Chartered Accountant with 16 years experience working with large and small mining companies, providing audit services and transactional assistance. Stephney has been actively involved in PwCâ€™s womenâ€™s networks for many years and is now a steering committee member of PwCâ€™s Female Partner and Director Network.
Catherine Raw CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRockâ€™s Natural Resources Team. She covers the gold and mining sectors and is co-manager of several portfolios including the BGF World Mining Fund and the BlackRock World Mining Trust.
Carole Cable is the joint head of Brunswickâ€™s energy and resources practice, specializing in the metals and mining sector. She advises clients on primary and secondary equity raisings, corporate positioning, reputation management, M&A, crisis communications,investor relations, and sustainability.
Judith Mosely over 20 yearsâ€™ experience in the mining
sector, Judith is Director for Business Development
for Mining and Metals at Rand Merchant Bank in
Carmel Daniele is the founder and CEO of CD Capital Natural Resources which recently raised Fund II with US$255mn. Previously she was a senior executive in Corporate Advisory at Newmont Mining negotiating and structuring global mergers & acquisitions. Prior to setting up CD Capital in 2006 Carmel was with a London based fund focused on sourcing and negotiating natural resource investments.
Sabine Anderson is a Principal Consultant with SRK Consulting (UK). She is a chartered mining engineer focused on independent technical assessment of exploration and mining projects, in support of acquisitions, debt and equity finance, including stock exchange listings, where she has project managed numerous commissions.