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The Inner Chief

Feb 9, 2022

In this episode of The Inner Chief podcast, you’ll hear from Scott Williamson, MD of Blackstone Minerals, on the CEO-Chair relationship, taking career risks, and injecting fun into business.


Scott has been the Managing Director of Blackstone Minerals for 4 and a half years, and has extensive experience in the mining & metals industry over a 20 year career.

He graduated from the West Australian School of Mines and Curtin University of Technology and also holds a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The cyclical nature of the mining industry and how he was often in and out of jobs;
  • The role of the Chairperson and their relationship with the CEO;
  • Taking risks in your career to get ahead, and then becoming a CEO for the first time;
  • The fun side of business; and
  • What the future holds for the mining industry.

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