The SAMESG Committee drives the environmental, social and governance aspects of public reporting that is becoming increasingly more important in the minerals industry. Since 2014, the SAMESG Committee has been ably led by Mrs Sarah Magnus. During Q2/2018, the Chair has moved to Ms Teresa Steele-Schober.
Teresa has worked extensively in the mining industry as an environmental and sustainability professional. She started her working life as a geologist in the gold mining sector, after which she moved into the environmental field. She has worked at various mine sites and corporate functions in a range of commodities including gold, base metals, heavy mineral sands and coal. Her experience includes on-site management of environmental and sustainability issues including design, implementation and management of ISO14001 compliant environmental management systems. Teresa has worked in corporate advisory and reporting roles. She has significant experience managing sustainability issues on large capital projects, including the completion of project feasibility studies; risk assessment and management; and permitting processes. Teresa worked for a large multinational mining company before opening her boutique environmental and sustainability consultancy.