Independent - Member of the Governance and Compensation Committee
Ms. Dickerson has held leadership roles in the critical minerals and mining sector at Rio Tinto and Vale in the areas of Sustainability, Indigenous and Community Relations and Corporate Affairs. With expertise in government regulations, regulatory affairs and public policy leadership, Blair has created high value partnerships, combining a deep knowledge of government policymaking and regulatory processes with a passion and respect for community values. Throughout her career, Blair has focused on assignments in highly regulated sectors including the pharmaceutical and alcohol beverage industries as well as in government. At Natural Resources Canada, Ms. Dickerson was Chief of Staff to the Minister, working closely with the forestry, energy and mining sectors. At Rio Tinto, she held the roles of Vice President Canada, Acting Vice President Asia for Corporate Relations, and General Manager for Communities and Communications, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to Rio Tinto, she worked at Vale as Head of Sustainability, Communications, Indigenous Relations and Corporate Affairs. Blair has served on the Board of the Canadian American Business Council (CABC), the Mining Association of Canada, and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Dickerson has a degree in political science and economics and a master’s degree in business administration from Queen’s University.