Ben Armitage

Chief Development Officer

Ben joined New Hope in 2016, bringing with him over 21 years of industry experience in operational and technical roles. 

In his role of Chief Development Officer, he is responsible of overseeing three business units - Corporate Development, Resource Development, and Land and Environment. Ben works to develop long-term strategies ensuring the organisation's growth and success. This is achieved through strategic and operational business planning, developing strategic relationships and managing our portfolio of assets through divestment or merger and acquisition opportunities. 

Ben holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the University of New South Wales and a Second Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency.

Before joining New Hope Ben held senior management roles with Vale and BHP.

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