Vale announces new head of Sustainability, Corporate Affairs and Communications for the Base Metals business.

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2/17/2021

Vale announces new head of Sustainability, Corporate Affairs and Communications for the Base Metals business.



Blair Dickerson

Blair Dickerson is the new head of Sustainability, Corporate Affairs and Communications for the Base Metals business.

In this role, Blair will lead the integrated corporate affairs, communications, government relations and sustainability functions for the global Base Metals business.

With more than 25 years in both the public and private sector in strategic communications, government relations, regulatory affairs and public policy leadership, Blair brings experience in creating high value partnerships and widespread knowledge of government policy making and regulatory processes.

Throughout her career, Blair has focused on assignments in highly regulated sectors including the pharmaceutical and alcohol beverage industry as well as government, where she served as the Chief of Staff to the Minister of Natural Resources and as Vice President External Affairs and Communications at the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

Blair has experience in the mining sector with a focus on communications and stakeholder relations. At Rio Tinto, she was Vice President Canada, responsible for external affairs and communications, before leading corporate relations for the global Copper and Diamonds business and the Asia region as acting Vice President, with a focus on sustainability.

Most recently, as the General Manager of Communities and Communications for the Energy and Minerals business, she worked closely with governments, regulators, partners and stakeholders across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Vale announces new head of Sustainability, Corporate Affairs and Communications for the Base Metals business.