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MEI Online: People News: Australasia: December 14th 2016

 
 

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:: CEEC Appoints New CEO Alison Keogh

 

CEEC International Ltd (CEEC) has announced the appointment of Ms Alison Keogh as the new Chief Executive of CEEC.

CEEC Chairman Joe Pease said “I am delighted to announce we have now appointed a permanent Chief Executive to lead the next phase of CEEC, Ms Alison Keogh. New CEEC CEO Alison Keogh brings a sound understanding of our sector and strong leadership qualities, with experience founding and leading industry committees and advisory panels and as a former Director of The AusIMM Board.

Joe Pease said “Alison is a highly regarded mining professional with 25 years of experience in the mining and METS sector. She has a sound understanding of the sector, having worked in operations, management, exploration and consulting with leading mining and consulting firms across a range of commodities and operations worldwide.”

CEEC CEO Alison Keogh aims to re-invigorate and grow the global reach and impact of CEEC’s activities. Alison Keogh said “I am proud to be joining an exceptional team of volunteers to lead the next chapter of CEEC’s activities. I will continue CEEC’s aims and help to drive and support improvement and innovation in energy efficiency and productivity across the globe.”

In its first five years, the Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution has established itself as a trusted, impartial facilitator of all companies interested in promoting practical energy efficiency and productivity improvements in mineral processing operations, with a focus on the typically most energy-hungry activities of crushing and grinding (comminution). CEEC is a unique organisation and is an impartial facilitator of improvement, innovation and collaboration, strongly supported by CEEC’s sponsors who are mining and METS companies. CEEC CEO Alison Keogh states “My aim is to consolidate and build on CEEC’s first five years to extend the reach and impact of more productive and more energy-efficient comminution and mining approaches.”

Alison said “Without the vital support of our valued sponsors and their vision, CEEC’s work would not be possible. Our sponsors, advocates and patrons help support and drive strong inroads to improvement and innovation in energy use in mining. CEEC Sponsors are continuing to help the global mining industry by supporting and leading the vision for improvement and innovation. Without our sponsor support, CEEC’s activities would not be possible. Because of our sponsors, leaders and innovators in our sponsoring companies, together with CEEC advocates and patrons, CEEC readers and followers, and of course CEEC Energy Curves Program participants are all able to play a part. They are all active in the energy conversation and proactively engaged in, seeking and leading improvement and innovation opportunities."

 

CEEC CEO Alison Keogh (pictured left with CEEC Chairman Joe Pease) is passionate about adding value through improvement and innovation. With 25 years of experience in the resources sector, Alison understands the key factors driving value and risk in mining projects, and is committed to sustainable development and leadership for the future.

Alison’s experience includes twelve years working for global mining companies BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, followed by over twelve years with international mining consulting firms. She has also served as a Director on The AusIMM Board, was the Founding Chair of AusIMM’s Sustainability Committee and was founding Chair of WIMARQ. She has collaborated on numerous initiatives to support fellow professionals and lead best practice in the mining sector. She has published on the benefits of due diligence in understanding risk and value in mining project investments, including consideration of international standards such as The Equator Principles and social and environmental performance indicators to help ensure risks are understood and optimal value is obtained.


 

Alison’s leadership has been recognised in the inaugural release of the UK’s “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” initiative, with a High Commendation in the "Queensland Government Our Women Our State Awards", and with an AusIMM Services Award.

Alison Keogh says “The opportunities for proactive, leading-edge individuals and companies are exciting in our sector. I thank you for your support in following CEEC’s news and activities, and being involved. I welcome you to contact me if you are interested in more information, collaborating or sharing ideas.”

 

 

   

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