Jane Macey

Rio Tinto

Jane Macey, general manager, Greater Hope Downs, Rio Tinto Iron Ore.Jane was born and raised in Perth, Western Australia. She attended the University of Western Australia where she completed a Bachelor of Engineering degree with a specialisation in Materials Engineering.Since graduating in 1997 Jane has worked in a variety of industries including aerospace manufacturing, heavy engineering, oil and gas, nickel mining and processing and iron ore mining, processing and infrastructure management. Across those industries, Jane has held a variety of roles from process engineer in an aerospace manufacturing foundry, production superintendent in an iron ore port, rail operations manager and general manager asset management and engineering.Jane joined Rio Tinto in August 2020 as the general manager for Greater Hope Downs. Greater Hope Downs comprises of two mine sites and two camps and is located near Newman. The two sites combined have a capacity of approximately 50 million processed and railed tonnes per annum. The Greater Hope Downs workforce comprises approximately 1000 team members, of these many fly from regional locations including Broome and Busselton.