Member, RFF Board of Directors; Non-Executive Board Director, Kenmare Resources plc; and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock
Elaine Dorward-King is a non-executive director of Kenmare Resources plc and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock. From 2013 to 2020, she served as the Executive Vice President of Sustainability and External Relations for Newmont Mining Corporation, where she led the development and implementation of strategy, policy, and standards across the company in environmental, social responsibility, community relations, external affairs, government relations, and communications areas. Prior to joining Newmont, Dr. Dorward-King served as Managing Director of Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa from December 2010 through February 2013. Dr. Dorward-King previously served as the Global Head of Health, Safety and Environment at Rio Tinto from 2002 through 2010 and also held leadership positions with Rio Tinto's copper and borates businesses. Prior to that, she worked for Ebasco Environmental and for Monsanto Company as a chemist, research specialist and product manager. Dr. Dorward-King brings twenty-eight years of leadership experience in developing and implementing sustainable development, safety, health and environmental strategy and programs in the mining, chemical and engineering consulting sectors. She holds a Bachelor of Science magna cum laude from Maryville College and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the Colorado State University. Dr. Dorward-King serves on the Boards of two non-profit organizations, Resources for the Future and Project WET.