Anglo appoints Alison Atkinson to further FutureSmart Mining

Anglo American has announced the appointment of Alison Atkinson as Group Director –Projects & Development

Along with her appointment as Group Director – Projects & Development, Alison has also been appointed to the Anglo American’s Group Management Committee, taking effect during the second quarter of 2023.

She is currently the CEO of AWE, an arms-length body of the UK Government responsible for developing and maintaining essential elements of the UK’s nuclear deterrent, incorporating some of the world’s most advanced research and production capabilities.

Alison Atkinson commented: “I am delighted to be joining Anglo American and to have the opportunity to shape the execution of a diverse pipeline of projects that offer growth of 25% over the next decade alone, helping improve the way we all live in balance with the world’s natural resources and society. Given the increasingly recognised role of many metals and minerals in decarbonising much of the global economy, it will be exciting to bring the latest science and engineering solutions together to ensure we can supply those essential materials in a climate-responsible way.”


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