Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub Director Appointed
05 February 2018:
CRC ORE is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Sabina Shugg AM to the role of Director of the newly created Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub. Sabina will be relocating to Kalgoorlie to commence the Hub Director role in early April 2018
Sabina has a well-established career in the mining industry, initially in site operational and management roles with Normandy and Newcrest and more recently in management consulting in mining with Momentum Partners and KPMG.
Born in the Goldfields, Sabina obtained her Mining Engineering degree from Curtin University’s Western Australian School of Mines (WASM), and an Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Western Australia. She has been a committed advocate for the mining industry, involved in a range of high profile industry groups and activities. She is Founder and Chair of the Women in Mining & Resources WA (WIMWA), for which she was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2015. She was named Patron of the WASM Alumni in 2017 in recognition of her role as Alumni committee member since 2010.
In addition to WIMWA, Sabina currently holds Board positions with Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) and Mining Education Australia. She is an Alternate Director with Austmine and holds advisory committee positions with Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) and the Minerals Council of Australia.
CRC ORE is very pleased to have someone of Sabina’s calibre to lead the development of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub. She has a solid technical background, a strong industry network and a passion to see the Kalgoorlie-Boulder region build on its already strong reputation for innovation in Mining