With more than 25 years experience in the mining and minerals processing industry in Australia and overseas, Keith is a mining industry governance and risk specialist on the Independence Group NL’s executive leadership team. He started his career as a mine-based environmental officer and was later HSEC manager at two of Australia’s larger hard-rock mines (Olympic Dam and Telfer). He has held corporate roles at WMC, BHP and IGO. His career has seen him champion and implement cultural change processes at both operational and enterprise levels, and oversee the development and implementation of HSEC and enterprise management operating systems. He has led HSEC due-diligence activities in various M&A projects projects, and managed strategic integration processes. He has also led a number of high profile environmental impact assessment processes and land access negotiations with native title holders. He is passionate about workplace and community safety, and the work required for the mining industry to create and sustain its social licence to operate.
Keith Ashby, Head of HSEQ and Risk at Addressing at Independence Group NL, will be part of a panel discussion on the adequacy of ESG frameworks and what needs to change in the EHS & Community Session at IMARC 2019. Download the programme.