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Miners not focusing on the right leadership skills

Global Leadership Report shows communication is core quality

Event Date: Tuesday 11 December 2018

  • Event Time:

  • 17:00 BST

  • 12:00 EST

  • 11:00 CST

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Events > Webinars

Miners not focusing on the right leadership skills

Global Leadership Report shows communication is core quality

Event Date: Tuesday 11 December 2018

  • Event Time:

  • 17:00 BST

  • 12:00 EST

  • 11:00 CST

Mining Journal

Miners not focusing on the right leadership skills Miners not focusing on the right leadership skills Miners not focusing on the right leadership skills Miners not focusing on the right leadership skills Miners not focusing on the right leadership skills

The MJ Global Leadership Report showed miners are identifying and discussing key challenges and opportunities but are yet to take strong action on this information.

We discuss the leadership skills necessary to make a better fist of the situation with executive search consultants at Swann Global.

Consultants from Swann's London, Australia and Latin America offices discuss the results for the GLR, which has highlighted mining's greatest threats and opportunities, as well as homing in on the leadership skills most valued by executives and their employees.

The webinar discusses the following:

  • Do executives understand the current threats/opportunities?
  • Do leaders have a truly long-term outlook?
  • Do mining executives lack confidence to address 'soft' risks?
  • Do the attributes identified as most important for executives match those you see in KPIs?

Speakers

Lorraine Meldrum
CEO, Swann Global
Lorraine has worked for Swann for over 15 years, and has led the global business since 2014. Prior to her current role of CEO, Lorraine had oversight for the company's Australian business, and was responsible for opening and developing Swann's Santiago office. She also spent considerable time developing Swann's North American business. Before moving to Swann, Lorraine worked in the travel industry where she was responsible for managing large groups of people and major changes in technology.

John Revie
General Manager, EMEA, Swann Global
John has a degree in Business (Management) from the University of Queensland as well as a Master of Energy from the International Energy Centre for which he was awarded a full Energy Leader Scholarship by founding industry partner Xstrata Coal. Originally trained as an accountant, John has over 15 years' experience leading executive search teams in both the UK and Australia. John additionally leads Swann's global Social Licence & Sustainability practice.

Fernando Rodriguez Alvarez
GM South America, Swann Global
Fernando has over 18 years' experience in global export market development with a particular focus on Latin America. He has extensive experience in the natural resources and energy sectors, having provided investment attraction solutions to governments in countries such as Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Colombia. Fernando has a Master's degree in International Trade, and prior to joining Swann was VP Strategy & Engagement at Magellan Australia.

Chris Cann
Head of Aspermont Research & Intelligence
Chris has more than 15 years' industry experience having started out as a resources journalist in Perth, becoming Mining Journal Editor in 2015, then launching Aspermont's dedicated research unit last year. He holds degrees in geology and physiology, and post-graduate qualifications in journalism and finance.

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