Aki joins from Newcrest Mining, where she is currently the chief people and sustainability officer.
At Newcrest, Ali led the people, sustainability, social performance, health, safety, environment, and external / government relations functions, developing and implementing strategy for those functions, ensuring integration and the delivery of business objectives.
Before joining Newcrest in 2020, Ali was head of Transformation at state-owned Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Ltd and its subsidiary companies.
Prior to that Ali held several senior positions, including vice president of Human Resources and head of Talent and Learning, at BP International PLC
With over 30 years of experience, most of it in extractive industries, Ali holds a BSc, with honours in analytical chemistry and biochemistry as well as an executive Masters’ degree in business administration.
She has worked in UK, Latin America, including Brazil, the Middle East and Australia.
Ali will replace Italia Boninelli, an executive consultant overseeing human resources.