Mr Paul Harvey

Paul is Chief Operating Officer with South32 and part of the Group Leadership Team.

Paul’s current role is responsible for the group’s manganese mining and smelting operations in South Africa and Australia, including the Illawarra Metallurgical Coal, Eagle Downs Project and Cannington operations. Paul has been with South32 for four years since the demerger from BHP.

Before joining South32, Paul spent 23 years with BHP in predominantly operational leadership roles, including Asset President of Nickel West in Australia and Ekati Diamonds in Canada. Paul has also held leadership roles in major capital projects, business planning, strategy and growth across uranium, base metals, diamonds and coal commodities – living and working extensively in Africa, Australia and Canada.

Paul is a mining engineer and graduate of Curtin’s WA School of Mines, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.