Dr Natalia Streltsova

Non-Executive Director

(MSc, PhD (Chem Eng), GAICD, MSME, MCIM)

During her 29-year career, Dr Streltsova has spent over 12 years in various technical and senior executive roles with major mining houses including Vale, BHP Billiton and WMC Resources.

A Chemical Engineer with both an MSc and PhD, Dr Streltsova spent the early part of her career working in chemical research before taking on several mining industry roles where she had considerable interaction with operations to provide support and to identify technical opportunities for efficiency improvements and cost reductions. She was Program Leader – Hydrometallurgy and Project Manager for WMC Resources; Team Leader – Hydrometallurgy and Technology Development Manager for BHP Billiton between 2005 and 2008; Manager Development and Technical Solutions for GRD Minproc (2008) and Director, Technical Development, for Vale SA in Brazil between 2008 and 2012.

In the past ten years her focus has been on non-executive board memberships and consulting. Natalia is non-executive director and chair of the risk and sustainability committee of Ramelius Resources (ASX: RMS), non-executive director of Neometals (ASX: NMT), and was a non-executive Director of Western Areas (ASX: WSA) from 2017 until its takeover by IGO Limited.