Fiona is the Chief Executive Officer of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), which she joined in March 2015 with the responsibility for leading the development and implementation of ASI. In 2022, ASI has more than 200 members and has issued more than 150 Certifications for performance and chain of custody in the aluminium value chain.
Her career has specialised in building new and innovative initiatives in mineral supply chains over more than twenty years. She was previously Director – Standards Development at the Responsible Jewellery Council from 2007 to 2015, where she developed a certification program for gold, diamonds and platinum group metals which has been adopted by more than 1000 companies across the supply chain from mine to retail. She has served as a Board Member of the ISEAL Alliance and a founding member of the OECD’s Multi-Stakeholder Steering Group for responsible mineral supply chains. From 1997, Fiona worked for ten years at Australia’s CSIRO, leading research into mining and sustainability, and was also seconded to WWF to manage a multi-stakeholder project on the feasibility of mine-site certification.
She has a Bachelor’s degree (Hons 1) in mechanical engineering and a PhD in philosophy of technology, both from the University of Queensland, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Keynote Speaker and Panelist: SESSION: Governance and Sustainability
When the Public Demands Answers How is aluminium making the world a better place?
From Bauxite mines and recycled aluminium right through to downstream, the industry must focus on issues such as climate, circularity and human rights.
What are the challenges and opportunities for the industry with regards to these issues?