Vanessa Torres


Vanessa Torres is a member of CEDA's State Advisory Council in Western Australia.
Vanessa has over 25 years’ experience spanning across three continents in operations, strategy, projects, business development and acquisitions within the resource industry. As South32’s Chief Technical Officer (July 2020) she is responsible for innovation and technology, projects, technical stewardship and global business services leading a multidisciplinary team across all operations and functions globally.  Vanessa has held various senior roles within BHP and Vale. She is recognised by awards such as the "100 Women of Influence", Exceptional Australian Woman in Resources and "Global Inspirational Women in Mining". Vanessa is also a Board Member of Foodbank WA, as well as co-founder and financial supporter of Projeto Colmeia, a NGO in Brazil that provides development for students.

View full list of CEDA's West Australian State Advisory Council Members.