Management

 

Bruce Cox
Managing Director, Pacific Operations
Aluminium

Bruce is Managing Director of Pacific Operations. This business is responsible for the alumina refining, bauxite mining and primary metal smelting assets of Rio Tinto in the Pacific region. Bruce has more than 33 years of experience within Rio Tinto and BHP, and prior to his current role was managing director of Rio Tinto Diamonds. Bruce is Chairman of the Australian Aluminium Council, and Chairman of the Tomago Board. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  

Andrey Shmalenko
B. Eng (Chem) MCTU, Moscow, MBA, MIRBIS, Moscow
Executive Director

Currently the Director of Production (West) with Rusal, Andrey has an extensive background in the alumina industry within Russia, Australia and internationally. He is responsible for five alumina refineries in Italy, Ireland, Jamaica and Australia. Prior to this appointment, he was US RUSAL representative in the QAL Operation Review Group for three years.

Mike Dunstan
B. Eng (Mech) University of Canterbury New Zealand, MBA Deakin University, Victoria
QAL General Manager

Mike has over two decades working in the aluminium industry including 18 years at Boyne Smelters Limited in various leadership and technical roles. More recently, Mike was General Manager of Rio Tinto Yarwun, leading the operation through the commissioning of the Yarwun 2 expansion. Mike joined QAL in late 2012 as General Manager. Outside the gates Mike is a professional triathlete having competed in World Championships both in Australia and abroad.