Mr Andrew Michelmore

Andrew Michelmore

Andrew Michelmore was CEO and executive director of MMG Limited from 2009 to 2017 following his tenures as CEO of Zinifex Limited, and then OZ Minerals Limited.

Before this he spent two years working in London and Russia as CEO of EN+ Group, and became interim chairman of RUSAL, an EN+ portfolio company, in October 2006.

Andrew has more than 35 years’ experience in the metals and mining industry. He spent 12 years at WMC, where he was CEO, and before that held senior roles in the company’s nickel, gold, alumina, copper, uranium and fertiliser businesses.

He holds a first-lass honours degree in engineering (chemical) from the University of Melbourne, and a Master of Arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University. He’s a Rhodes Scholar and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Andrew is Chair of Century Aluminum, Chair of the Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health, and Chair of the Council of Ormond College at the University of Melbourne.

He’s also Deputy Chair of Asia Society Australia, and on the boards of China Matters, Rowing Australia and the Council of Melbourne Grammar School.

He’s held several chair roles: the International Zinc Association (IZA) from October 2011 to December 2015; the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) from June 2013 to June 2016; and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) from October 2015 until his resignation in 2017.

Andrew was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2018 for his services to the mining industry. He rowed for Australia in 1974, 1975 and 1979, winning a gold medal in 1974. He also stroked the Oxford Blue boat to victory in the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race in 1977 and 1978.