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Maria Joyce - Chair

Committee member since 2016

Maria Joyce
Maria is a mining engineer and the general manager of an engineering consulting firm MEC Mining.

Maria brings over 14 years’ experience in leadership, operational, technical and business improvement roles across the mining industry. Her experience in a multitude of organisations, projects and working environments, has enabled her to be highly adaptable, creative and nimble.

She understands the importance of strong stakeholder and team engagement to successfully deliver the right results in the toughest situations.

She is a strong believer in creating an environment that builds team capability and trust, while fostering collaboration.

Maria is also an AUSIMM Chartered Professional, Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) and a Competent Person for various open pit deposits.

She was recently appointed as the Women in Mining & Resources Queensland (WIMARQ) Committee Chair and a WIMNET committee QLD representative. Over the past three years she has supported both the WIMARQ/QRC and UQ Business School mentoring programs.

Maria acknowledges the unique qualities and strengths that a diverse workforce brings to businesses and believes it is vital to ensure every individual has a meaningful work purpose, contributes to a common goal and is nurtured in their role.

She is extremely passionate about helping and mentoring others in achieving their full potential, no matter what obstacle is thrown in their way.

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