Head of Business Planning BMA, BHP
Maria is the Head of Business Planning for BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) and is responsible for the delivery of all asset-based directional plans to shape the long term direction of the business.
Maria has more than 16 years’ experience in leadership, operational, technical and business improvement roles across the mining industry. Prior to joining BMA, she previously held the General Manager role at mining consultancy, MEC Mining, where she was responsible for the strategic direction and long term growth of the business.
Maria is a passionate women in STEM advocate and is the current Women in Mining & Resources Queensland (WIMARQ) Committee Chair having held this position for nearly three years.
She holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), is an AUSIMM Chartered Professional, Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) and a Competent Person for various open pit deposits.
In her spare time, Maria enjoys anything health and fitness related and spending time in the ocean with her husband and twin boys.