Aldo Pennini

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Director - Communications

Aldo joined ICMM in February 2016 as director of communications. He is responsible for implementation of ICMM’s positioning and communications strategy and providing operational leadership to the communications, stakeholder relations, research and intelligence work programme with the objective of enhancing societal awareness and acceptance of mining and metals.

Over the past 25 years, Aldo has worked in the government and private sectors in Australia and the United Kingdom with a broad range of experience including social, economic and natural resource policy development, as well as executive roles in human service delivery, communications and public affairs. Before joining ICMM, Aldo spent eight years with Anglo American Plc in London as chief of staff to two chief executives and in Brisbane, Australia, where he served as regional manager of external affairs for the metallurgical coal business in charge of communications, government and community relations.

Prior to Anglo American, Aldo served as senior economic advisor to the premier of Queensland, as chief of staff to the New South Wales minister for energy, was director for human services at the Redfern-Waterloo Authority in Sydney, Australia, and served as senior policy advisor to the premier of New South Wales.

He holds a history-based Honours degree from the University of New South Wales and a Master’s degree in public policy from the University of Sydney.