Kellie Parker
Managing Director, Pacific Operations
Rio Tinto Aluminium

Kellie Parker is the managing director of Rio Tinto Aluminium’s Pacific Operations, comprising four bauxite mines in Queensland and the Northern Territory, two alumina refineries and a power station in Gladstone, and four aluminium smelters in Australia and New Zealand. Her Rio Tinto career began in 2001 where she progressed through a number of safety, operational and leadership roles before joining the Rio Tinto Iron Ore Executive team in 2014, then in 2016 was appointed as Managing Director, Planning Integration and Assets. Kellie holds a Bachelor of Science and a Health and Safety Diploma from Curtin University Western Australia. 


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.


Pine Pienaar 
QAL General Manager 

Joining QAL in 2018 as Utilities Manager, Pine brings to the business more than 20 years of experience in the aluminium industry across South Africa, Mozambique, Canada as well as locally at Boyne Smelters Limited and Yarwun.     

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