Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) has appointed Ms Susan (Susie) Corlett to the Board of MRL as an independent non-executive director with effect from 4 January 2021.
Ms Corlett is a geologist with extensive technical experience in both underground and open pit mining operations as well as investment experience financing major mining and infrastructure projects. She has a long-standing and enduring commitment to social responsibility and environmental sustainability, and an active interest in the development of high performing, diverse and inclusive leadership.
Ms Corlett currently serves as a Trustee of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Education Endowment Fund, a director of the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife and as a non-executive director of other listed Australian resource companies, Iluka Resources Ltd and Aurelia Metals Ltd.
Commenting on Ms Corlett’s appointment, MRL’s Chairman, Peter Wade, said, “We welcome Susie to the MRL family. Her practical geological expertise across a range of commodities, along with her extensive mining and finance experience, will be of great value to MRL as we continue to grow.
“Her appointment will broaden, strengthen and diversify the Board’s experience in a number of key areas, including strategy and growth, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and sustainability.”
Ms Corlett’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Honours in Geology) from the University of Melbourne and she is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the AusIMM and member of Chief Executive Women.