Commercial Director, Sydvaranger
Melinda has invested over 25 years servicing the global mining and commodity trading community, as a specialist financier; commodity marketer; financial risk trader (the first woman to trade iron ore swaps); institutional corporate investment advisor and market strategist. She is world-renowned for her knowledge of China’s commodity growth patterns and global commodity pricing trends. Her previous employers include BHP; Credit Suisse and ICBC Standard, with her career spanning across Australia, China, Singapore and London.
At Sydvaranger, Melinda is leading the sales and marketing charge to locate the most compelling strategic customers for the miner’s ultra-high grade Fe 68% magnetite concentrate product among the world’s largest and most energy-conscious sinter and iron pellet makers across Europe, the Middle East and greater Asia.
Melinda also serves on the Women-in-Mining UK Executive Committee as Finance Director and Head of Global Outreach committee, responsible for delivering the bi-ennial global inspirational WIM100 publication.