After starting her career in the British civil engineering industry, Laura Tyler moved into mining in 1994 and has worked across three continents in operations spanning civil engineering, open pit mining and underground mining. Laura Tyler joined BHP Billiton in 2004.
In July 2018, Laura Tyler was appointed Asset President of Olympic Dam with responsibility for the safe and sustainable operation of one of the world’s most significant polymetallic orebodies producing copper, uranium, gold and silver in remote South Australia.
Immediately prior to this, Laura Tyler spent three years as Chief of Staff to the CEO, a role that was part of BHP‘s Executive Leadership Team and involved working closely with senior executives on delivering the company’s strategic plan. Laura Tyler was also Head of Geoscience and Resource Engineering for BHP during this time, and continues to hold that role today.
Before that, Laura Tyler was Asset President of the Cannington Mine in Queensland, and held other technical and operational roles at the EKATI Diamond Mine in Canada and corporate HSEC in London. Prior to joining BHP Billiton, Laura Tyler worked for Western Mining Corporation, Newcrest Mining and Mount Isa Mines in various technical and operational roles.
Laura Tyler will be presenting a Keynote Address about Sustainable mining within the Strategic Global Growth & Diversification session at IMARC. Download the programme.