GMG Introduces New Board of Directors

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Ormstown, Quebec, April 29, 2024: Following its Annual General Meeting, Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors.


Mark O’Brien, General Manager – Digital Technology and Innovation, CITIC Pacific Mining


Mikael Ramström, Vice President, Digital Solutions, Epiroc


  • Adam MacMillan, Director of Research and Innovation, Vale Base Metals
  • Jaya Ramoutar, Head of Technology, Engineering, BHP
  • Mark Richards, Board Secretary and Principal, Doiran Consulting
  • Tim Joseph, Board Treasurer and Principal Engineer, JPI mine equipment and engineering
  • Liv Carroll, Board Vice-Chair Working Groups and Managing Director, EMEA Mining Lead, Global Data & AI Lead for Natural Resources, Accenture

“I want to welcome all of the new board members to GMG, where your collective and deep expertise will help shape the future of mining, guiding the industry toward sustainable growth and collaborative innovation,” says Heather Ednie, CEO, GMG. “I especially want to thank our outgoing Chair, Kalev Ruberg, and outgoing directors Michelle Ash and Courtney Lynn. Your years of dedication to our Board, expert advice and guidance set the bar for the world-class thought leadership GMG is known for.”

About GMG

Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is a network of like-minded companies driving change in the mining industry. Together, we help develop knowledge, educate, and guide the global mining industry. We monitor the pulse of the industry and develop multi-disciplinary guidelines and strategies to manage risk, enhance performance, design solutions, inform planning and decision making, and save time and money. Our members are mining companies, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original technology manufacturers (OTMs), research organizations and consultants from around the world who recognize that innovation does not happen in silos. GMG improves communication and facilitates collaboration to foster a more sustainable and efficient future for mining. Our multi-stakeholder working groups address topics such as data and interoperability, artificial intelligence, autonomous equipment, underground communication, battery-electric equipment, and comminution efficiency in mining.