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RDA Perth Members

About RDA PerthRDA Perth Members

Mark Brown

Mark is an environmental scientist who has more than 15 years experience working across Australia for the benefit of natural resource management.

Mark is currently the Senior HSE Advisor for the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) and is responsible for managing the environment and sustainability of operations on over 2,000km of natural gas pipeline assets. Previously, Mark worked for companies such as Monadelphous, Boeing, community NRM groups and local Landcare operations.

Mark believes that the health of a community is directly related to the health of its environment which includes recreational facilities, public and alternative transport options and natural areas to enjoy.

Mark is a member of the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand.  He also sits on the environmental committee of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy.

Ross Elliott

Ross has held leadership positions in international engineering, architectural and environmental science businesses serving clients in the global markets of energy, resources, aerospace, building materials, and oil and gas.  His areas of expertise include business strategy, leadership, governance and business systems implementation.

Companies included WMC Resources, Shell, Aker Kvaerner, Lycopodium, ProMet and Western Australian Specialty Alloys.  He has been responsible for technical services in support of mineral operations, innovation in the nickel industry, implementation of business systems to achieve preferred supplier status to the world’s largest aerospace companies and management of feasibility studies for major minerals projects in Australia and overseas.

Ross has been a Director of Resource International, a company that connects organisations that are generators of metal containing wastes with companies with the capability to recover the resources. He is currently consulting on due diligence and collaborative solutions for resource projects.

Ross holds a science degree with a major in chemistry from Curtin University, has studied at MBA level and the Advanced Management Programme at the University of Western Australia and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has also taught MBA students Data Analysis and Quality Management at the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Fiona White-Hartig

Fiona has 16 years’ experience based in the Pilbara working with Local, State and Federal Governments and engaging local community in various capacities. She has a strong background working in the political environment, building and maintaining vital relationships with Members of Parliament (both State and Federal) and key government personnel and over 10 years’ experience as a local government Councillor with strong relationships in the sector both at elected member and management level.

Catherine Bowen

Catherine is an experienced management and communications professional and lecturer with a PhD from Curtin University.  She is regionally based and commutes to the city for professional commitments. She has an extensive background in education and a lifetime of experience in agriculture, agribusiness, natural resources management and regional development at a local level.