Vanessa Torres

Vanessa Torres
Vice President Operations Infrastructure
BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Category Nomination Outstanding Woman In Resources

With over 25 years working in the resources sector, Vanessa has held a range of engineering, project and business development roles. As a result of being the only female project manager early in her career, Vanessa became determined to make practical improvements in female representation in the sector. At each stage of her rapid career progression, Vanessa worked to ensure her teams were balanced in gender and diverse in background. Vanessa continues to support and inspire others to achieve their full potential through her mentoring activities, speaking engagements and work with a children’s charity in her native country of Brazil.