Pamela Ameglio

Pamela Naidoo-Ameglio

Superstars of STEM Mentor

Pamela is an Executive leader immersed in technology, nuclear, mining, geoscience, operational and corporate roles in public and private sector corporations for 30 years. She focusses on the overlap of major projects and critical operations with stakeholder engagement and decision-making.

As Group Executive at ANSTO, responsible for nuclear medicine production, OPAL research reactor operations and radioactive waste operations, Pamela brings her strengths of translating business objectives into safe operational outcomes and inspiring teams to strive for sustainability and continuous improvement.

Pamela joined ANSTO in 2018 after 24 years in the mining industry including leadership roles at South 32, BHP, Rio Tinto and De Beers. She has a track record of successful project delivery, business improvement, inclusive communication, and staff development.

She is passionate about people development and diversity in STEM and is a mentor for IMNIS and Superstars of STEM. Pamela led transformation of professional organisations such as the Geological Society of South Africa (GSSA) and AUSIMM, and founded Women in Mining South Africa.  She was recognised in the inaugural 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (2013).

Pamela is an Executive Director of Australian Nuclear Medicine (ANM), NED of the Housing Trust, and Exige and is a past Board member of the AusIMM. She is an Advisory Board member of Australia Museum and an executive committee member of Women In Nuclear-Australia.