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Austmine 2023

Chris Gibbs Stewart

Chris Gibbs Stewart

CEO, Austmine

Chris has been the CEO since 2014 and is firmly focused on delivering value to Austmine’s members and driving strategic innovation and collaboration across the industry. With 30 years of experience in international business, industry development and general management, her background covers a wide range of industries and she has held senior management positions in Australia and overseas.

Under her leadership, Austmine has grown to be the largest industry association of its kind globally. She has authored many articles on METS sector development and the importance of innovation and technology in mining.  

Chris is a Director of the Australian Mining and Automotive Skills Alliance, the Australian Government’s Mining and Automotive Jobs and Skills Council. She is a former Director of the Australia-Latin America Business Council, and has served on several government boards and related economic and trade development working groups. She is currently President of the North Steyne Surf Life Saving Club.