Michelle Ash

Chairman, Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG)

Michelle Ash is currently the Chair of Global Mining Guidelines (GMG) Group, and previously the Chief Innovation Officer at Barrick. Upon joining Barrick in January 2016, Michelle was responsible for overseeing the company’s Innovation program, looking at both how innovation can drive productivity as well as how it can be harnessed to deliver alternative business models. Michelle has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining and manufacturing sectors with a focus on business improvement and change management. Michelle was named in the 2016 list of “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” by Women in Mining UK.